daily

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From Middle English dayly, from Old English dæġlīċ, from dæġ + -līċ (equivalent to modern day +‎ -ly).

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daily (not comparable)

  1. quotidian, that occurs every day, or at least every working day
    • Bible, Matthew vi. 11
      Give us this day our daily bread.
    • Macaulay
      Bunyan has told us [] that in New England his dream was the daily subject of the conversation of thousands.
    • Milton
      Man hath his daily work of body or mind / Appointed, which declares his dignity, / And the regard of Heaven on all his ways.
  2. diurnal, by daylight, as opposed to nightly

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daily (not comparable)

  1. quotidianly, every day
  2. diurnally, by daylight

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Noun[edit]

daily (plural dailies)

  1. a newspaper that is published every day.
  2. (UK) a cleaner who comes in daily.
  3. (UK, slang) a daily disposable.

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