Definitions for todaytəˈdeɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. this present day.

  2. this present age:

    the world of today.

  3. (adv.)on this present day:

    Call me today.

  4. at the present time; in these days.

  5. (adj.)up-to-date:

    the today look.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of today:

bef. 900; ME; OE tō dæg. See to , day

Princeton's WordNet

  1. today(noun)

    the present time or age

    "the world of today"; "today we have computers"

  2. today(adverb)

    the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)

    "Today is beautiful"; "did you see today's newspaper?"

  3. nowadays, now, today(adverb)

    in these times

    "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television"

  4. today(adverb)

    on this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow

    "I can't meet with you today"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. today(adverb)əˈdeɪ

    happening on this day

    We're leaving today.

  2. todayəˈdeɪ

    happening in the present time

    Growing up today is very different from fifty years ago.

  3. today(noun)əˈdeɪ

    this day

    What are you planning to do today?

  4. todayəˈdeɪ

    the present

    Today's teenagers communicate via cellphones and computers.


  1. today(Noun)

    A current day or date.

    Today is the day we'll fix this once and for all.

  2. today(Adverb)

    On the current day or date.

  3. today(Adverb)

    In the current era; nowadays.

    In the 1500s, people had to do things by hand, but today we have electric can openers.


  1. Today

    Today is an Australian breakfast television program, currently presented by Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson. It has been broadcast live by the Nine Network since 1982. The program airs after Nine Early Morning News and runs from 5.30am to 9am before Mornings.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. today

    The hearse that carries the dreams of yesterday to the cemetery.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'today' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #405

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'today' in Written Corpus Frequency: #229

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'today' in Adverbs Frequency: #50

Anagrams of today

  1. toady

Translations for today

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(on) this day

Today is Friday; Here is today's newspaper; I'm working today.

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