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Meaning of DAILY

Pronunciation:  'deylee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a newspaper that is published every day
  2. [adv]  without missing a day; "he stops by daily"
  3. [adv]  gradually and progressively; "his health weakened day by day"
  4. [adj]  occurring or done each day; "a daily record"; "day-by-day labors of thousands of men and women"- H.S.Truman; "her day-after-day behavior"; "an every day occurrence"
  5. [adj]  measured by the day or happening every day; "a daily newspaper"; "daily chores"; "average daily wage"; "daily quota"

DAILY is a 5 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: day by day, day-after-day, day-to-day, each day, every day, every day, regular
 See Also: newspaper, paper



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dai"ly\ (d[=a]"l[y^]), a. [AS. d[ae]gl[=i]c; d[ae]g day +
    -l[=i]c like. See {Day}.]
    Happening, or belonging to, each successive day; diurnal; as,
    daily labor; a daily bulletin.
          Give us this day our daily bread.        --Matt. vi.
          Bunyan has told us . . . that in New England his dream
          was the daily subject of the conversation of thousands.
    Syn: {Daily}, {Diurnal}.
    Usage: Daily is Anglo-Saxon, and diurnal is Latin. The former
           is used in reference to the ordinary concerns of life;
           as, daily wants, daily cares, daily employments. The
           latter is appropriated chiefly by astronomers to what
           belongs to the astronomical day; as, the diurnal
           revolution of the earth.
                 Man hath his daily work of body or mind
                 Appointed, which declares his dignity, And the
                 regard of Heaven on all his ways. --Milton.
                 Half yet remains unsung, but narrower bound
                 Within the visible diurnal sphere. --Milton.
  2. \Dai"ly\, n.; pl. {Dailies}.
    A publication which appears regularly every day; as, the
    morning dailies.
  3. \Dai"ly\, adv.
    Every day; day by day; as, a thing happens daily.
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