What does Friday mean?

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ˈfraɪ deɪ, -diFri·day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Friday, Frinoun

    the sixth day of the week; the fifth working day

Wiktionary

  1. Fridaynoun

    The sixth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the fifth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; the Biblical sixth day of a week, the day before the Sabbath, or "day of preparation" in preparation for the Sabbath; the Islamic sabbath; it follows Thursday and precedes Saturday.

    Etymology: frigedæg. Compound of frīġe and dæġ "day".

  2. Fridayadverb

    on Friday

    Etymology: frigedæg. Compound of frīġe and dæġ "day".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fridaynoun

    the sixth day of the week, following Thursday and preceding Saturday

    Etymology: [AS. frigedg, fr. Frigu, the gooddes of marriage; friqu love + dg day; cf. Icel. Frigg name of a goddess, the wife of Odin or Wodan, OHG. Fratag, Icel. Frjdagr. AS. frigu is prob. from the root of E. friend, free. See Free, and Day.]

Freebase

  1. Friday

    Friday is the day between Thursday and Saturday. In countries adopting Monday-first conventions as recommended by the international standard ISO 8601, it is the fifth day of the week. It is the sixth day in countries that adopt a Sunday-first convention, as in the Abrahamic tradition. In many countries, Friday is the last day of a five-day working week, and is viewed as a cause for celebration or relief. In some workplaces workers wear less formal attire on Fridays, known as Casual Friday or Dress-Down Friday. In other countries, Friday is the first day of the weekend, with Saturday the second. In Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and Iran, Friday is the last day of the weekend, with Saturday as the first day of the working week. Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait also followed this convention until they changed to a Friday–Saturday weekend, on 1 September 2006 in Bahrain and UAE, and a year later in Kuwait. In Iran, Friday is the only weekend day.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Friday

    frī′dā, n. the sixth day of the week.—Black Friday, Good Friday, from the black vestments of the clergy and altar in the Western Church: any Friday marked by a great calamity; Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, kept in commemoration of the Crucifixion; Holy Friday, Friday in an ember-week—also Golden Friday, sometimes put for Good Friday itself. [A.S. Frígedæg, day of (the goddess) Fríg—Latinised Frigga—wife of Odin.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Friday

    the young savage, the attendant of Robinson Crusoe, so called as discovered on a Friday.

  2. Friday

    the sixth day of the week, so called as consecrated to Freyia or Frigga, the wife of Odin; is proverbially a day of ill luck; held sacred among Catholics as the day of the crucifixion, and the Mohammedan Sunday in commemoration as the day on which, as they believe, Adam was created.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. friday

    The dies infaustus, on which old seamen were desirous of not getting under weigh, as ill-omened.

Editors Contribution

  1. friday

    A day of the week.

    Friday is a popular night for people to socialize.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Friday

    In the Scandinavian mythology this day of the week was set apart for the worship of Frigga, the wife of Odin.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Friday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2477

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Friday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #577

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Friday in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Friday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Friday in a Sentence

  1. Hussain Kassar:

    Police forces have been fighting Islamic State fighters since Friday, but lack of ammunition forced it to retreat and losing the town. I'm frustrated because we were left alone without support.

  2. Takuya Takahashi:

    Since the Japanese market saw a deep fall on Friday, the U.S. job data offered a quick chance to buy back.

  3. Northern Irishman McIlroy:

    Shane Lowry texted me on Friday night and gave me a couple of words of encouragement.

  4. Michael James:

    Anything that was less than a comprehensive agreement was likely to see some degree of market selloff, the timing had a lot to do with the volatility. There were 15 minutes to go in the trading day on a Friday.

  5. Andre Bakhos:

    The market is naturally settling in, taking a breather until the scales tip either way to commence the next move to continued to new heights or a consolidated pullback, it's a pause before the next set of impactful numbers come out, highlighted by the jobs report on Friday.

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