What does day-to-day mean?

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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"


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of day-to-day in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of day-to-day in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Margaret Bonnano:

    It is only possible to live happily ever after on a day-to-day basis.

  2. Lori Fountain:

    Do your research, and then you can spend a day in my shoes on a day-to-day basis.

  3. Trahern Crews:

    We're disturbed on a day-to-day basis. We don't mind disturbing the status quo for one day.

  4. Dr. Lillian Troll:

    Always have some project under way . . . an ongoing project that goes over from day to day and thus makes each day a smaller unit of time.

  5. Tyler Graham:

    The big problem is what people are eating day in and day out, people are getting obese and it's from that day-to-day diet. There are some estimates that Americans drink 600 sodas a year.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • будничный, обыденный, ежедневный, регулярный, повседневныйRussian
  • טאָג־טעגלעךYiddish

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