Definitions for day-to-day

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. occurring each day; daily.

  2. concerned only with immediate needs without regard for the future.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. daily, day-to-day, day-by-day, day-after-day(adj)

    of or belonging to or occurring every day

    "daily routine"; "a daily paper"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. day-to-day(adjective)ˈdeɪˌtaɪm

    regular and part of normal life

    day-to-day activities at school; It's hard living day-to-day with the illness.


  1. day-to-day(Noun)

    Ordinary, monotonous routine; that which is usual or mundane.

    People come here to escape the day-to-day.

  2. day-to-day(Adverb)

    On a daily basis.

    The cost of gasoline is determined day-to-day.

  3. day-to-day(Adjective)

    Ordinary or mundane.

    One has to deal with the day-to-day chores.

  4. day-to-day(Adjective)

    Happening every day.

    I would like to know about the day-to-day workings of the business.


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