tomorrow

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From Middle English tomorwe, tomorwen, from Old English tōmorgen, tō morgenne, tōmergen (tomorrow, adverb), from (at, on) + morgene, mergen (dative of morgen (morning)), from Proto-Germanic *murganaz (morning), perhaps, from Proto-Indo-European *mergʰ- (to blink, to twinkle), equivalent to to- +‎ morrow.

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tomorrow (not comparable)

  1. On the day after the present day.
    • 1855, Charles Dickens, The Holly-Tree
      It was eight o'clock to-morrow evening when I buckled up my travelling writing-desk in its leather case, paid my Bill, and got on my warm coats and wrappers.
  2. At some point in the future; later on
    If you don't get your life on track today, you're going to be very sorry tomorrow.
  3. (possibly obsolete) On next (period of time other than a day, such as a week or a month), following the present (period of time).
    • 1664 March 28, debate in Great Britain's House of Commons, printed in 1803 in the Journals of the House of Commons, page 538:
      Resolved, &c. That the House be Called over again on Tomorrow Month, being the Six-and-twentieth Day of April next.
    • 1840, Melancholy Death of Amelia V, in The Christian Guardian (and Church of England magazine), page 60:
      'You shall go to it on to-morrow week, so make haste and get well!'
  4. (obsolete) On the next day (following some date in the past).
    • 1717 October 8, Robert Wodrow, in a letter to Mr. James Hart, printed in 1828, Robert Wodrow, The History of the Sufferings of the Church of Scotland, page xxii:
      To prevent this, a committee for peace was proposed for to-morrow, who heard the ministers and Mr. Anderson upon the heads of the affair, but in vain; when their complaint was given in in Synod, and referred to the next Synod []
    • 1817, James Kirkton, The Secret and True History of the Church of Scotland, page 126:
      [] after he hade drunk liberally in the Advocate's house that same day, went to bed in health, but was taken up stark dead to-morrow morning; and such was the testimony of honour heaven was pleased to allow Montrose's pompuous funerals.

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tomorrow (plural tomorrows)

  1. The day after the present day.
    Tomorrow will be sunny.

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Terms derived from tomorrow (noun)

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Middle English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tomorrow

  1. Alternative form of tomorwe

Noun[edit]

tomorrow (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of tomorwe

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