What does Monday mean?

Definitions for Monday
ˈmʌn deɪ, -dimon·day

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Monday.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Monday, Monnoun

    the second day of the week; the first working day

Wiktionary

  1. Mondaynoun

    The first day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm and second day of the week in many religious traditions. It follows Sunday and precedes Tuesday.

  2. Mondayadverb

    on Monday

  3. Etymology: * monandæg, from mona + dæg, a translation of dies lunae

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mondaynoun

    The second day of the week.

    Etymology: from moon and day.

Wikipedia

  1. Monday

    Monday is the day of the week between Sunday and Tuesday. According to the international standard ISO 8601 it is the first day of the week. In countries that adopt the "Sunday-first" convention, it is the second day of the week. The name of Monday is derived from Old English Mōnandæg and Middle English Monenday, originally a translation of Latin dies lunae "day of the Moon".

ChatGPT

  1. Monday

    Monday is the first day of the week, typically following Sunday, in a standard Gregorian calendar. It is considered a working day for most people and often seen as the start of the workweek.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mondaynoun

    the second day of the week; the day following Sunday

  2. Etymology: [OE. moneday, monenday, AS. mnandaeg, i.e., day of the moon, day sacred to the moon; akin to D. maandag, G. montag, OHG. mnatag, Icel. mnadagr, Dan. mandag, Sw. mndag. See Moon, and Day.]

Wikidata

  1. Monday

    Monday is the day of the week between Sunday and Tuesday. According to the Christian, Islamic and Hebrew calendars, it is the second day of the week. But according to international standard ISO 8601 it is the first day of the week. The name of Monday is derived from Old English Mōnandæg and Middle English Monenday, which means "moon day".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Monday

    mun′dā, n. the second day of the week.—adj. Mon′dayish, fagged—of preachers, after their Sunday exercitations.—Black Monday, Easter Monday, the 14th of April 1360: any Easter Monday; Handsel Monday, the first Monday of the year, when presents are given. [A.S. mónandæg, mónan, gen. of móna, moon, dæg, day.]

Editors Contribution

  1. monday

    A day of the week.

    Monday is the first day of the week in some countries.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Monday

    A term derived from Scandinavian mythology when, after the first day of the week given up to sun-worship, the second was set apart for the worship of the moon.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MONDAY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Monday is ranked #6336 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Monday surname appeared 5,379 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Monday.

    81.1% or 4,365 total occurrences were White.
    11.7% or 630 total occurrences were Black.
    2.9% or 158 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 112 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 59 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1% or 55 total occurrences were Asian.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Monday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2514

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Monday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #649

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Monday in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Monday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Monday in a Sentence

  1. Wang Guiqiang:

    > SummaryCompaniesSome cities say peak of COVID infections was last monthToo early to say how many infections are severe-Chinese expertChina embassy in South Korea suspends short-term visasChinese state media criticise Pfizer over Paxlovid priceBEIJING, Jan 10( Reuters) - Many parts of China are already past their peak of COVID-19 infections, state media reported on Tuesday, with officials further downplaying the severity of the outbreak despite international concerns about its scale and impact.A summary by Health Times, a publication managed by Peoples Daily, Peoples Daily, said infections have been declining in the capital Beijing and several Chinese provinces. One official was quoted as saying nearly all the 100 million people in Henan province had already been infected.The virus has been spreading freely in China since a policy U-turn in early December after protests against a zero-COVID regime ruthlessly enforced for three years. China reopened its borders on Sunday, removing the last major restrictions.The frequent lockdowns, relentless testing and various levels of movement curbs since early 2020 have brought the worlds second-largest economy to one of its slowest growth rates in nearly half a century and caused widespread distress.With the virus let loose, China has stopped publishing daily infection tallies and has been reporting five or fewer deaths a day since the policy U-turn, figures that have been disputed by the World Health Organisation.Many Chinese funeral homes and hospitals say they are overwhelmed, and international health experts predict at least 1 million COVID-related deaths in China this year.On Tuesday, a Health Times compilation of reports from local government officials and health experts across the country, suggested the COVID wave may be past its peak in many regions.Kan Quan, director of the Office of the Henan Provincial Epidemic Prevention and Control, was cited as saying the infection rate in the central province was nearly 90 % as of Jan. 6. The number of patients at clinics in the province reached a peak on Dec. 19, but the number of severe cases was still high, he said, without giving further details.Yin Yong, acting mayor of Beijing, was cited as saying the capital was also past its peak. Li Pan, deputy director of the Municipal Health Commission in the city of Chongqing said the peak there was reached on Dec. 20. In the province of Jiangsu, the peak was reached on Dec. 22, while in Zheijiang province the first wave of infections has passed smoothly, officials said. Two cities in the southern Guangdong province, Chinas manufacturing heartland, reached their peaks before the end of the year.Separately in the state-run China Daily, a prominent health official said the percentage of severe cases remained unclear.It is still too early to conclude the overall percentage of severe and critical COVID patients in China as different types of hospitals report different numbers, Wang Guiqiang, head of Peking University First Hospitals infectious disease department, was quoted as saying.PFIZER CRITICISMChina has dismissed criticism over its data as politically-motivated attempts to smear its success in handling the pandemic and said any future mutations are likely to be more infectious but cause less severe illness.Testing requirements introduced by several countries, including the United States, Japan, South Korea, Britain, France and others in response to Chinas COVID outbreak, were called out by foreign ministry as discriminatory.Financial markets see the new curbs as mere inconvenience, with the yuan hitting a nearly five-month high on Tuesday.South Korean and Japanese shop owners, Thai tour bus operators and K-pop groups were among those licking their lips at the prospect of more Chinese tourists.Although Beijing also demands negative COVID test results from people landing in China, officials have threatened retaliation against countries mandating tests for visitors from China.The Chinese embassy in South Korea said on Tuesday it will stop issuing short-term visas for Korean citizens.State media has also taken a swipe at Pfizer Inc( PFE.N) over the price for its COVID treatment Paxlovid.It is not a secret that U.S. capital forces have already accumulated quite a fortune from the world via selling vaccines and drugs, and the U.S. government has been coordinating all along, nationalist tabloid Global Times said in an editorial.Pfizers Chief Executive Albert Bourla said on Monday the company was in discussions with Chinese authorities about a price for Paxlovid, but not over licensing a generic version in China.The abrupt change of course in COVID policies has left Chinas health system unprepared, with many hospitals ill-equipped to handle patients in critical conditions and smaller cities scrambling to secure basic anti-fever drug supplies.Yu Weishi, chairman of Youcare Pharmaceutical Group, told Reuters Li Pan firm boosted output of its anti-fever drugs five-fold to one million boxes a day in the past month.Wang Lili, general manager at another pharmaceutical firm, CR Double Crane, told Reuters that intravenous drips were their most in-demand product.The company has since Jan. 5 done away with weekends to meet demand.We are running 24/7.

  2. Mitch Clem:

    She passed away Monday morning, at home, in her apartment in New Orleans. We are waiting for a coroners report on cause of death.

  3. Bill Clinton:

    If the Oprah team want to come out here and one of our friends is willing to let us use their house out here this Monday, I would do that.

  4. Patricia Lauder:

    I had the procedure on Friday, removed the catheter on Saturday and was home Monday evening, i think the Fitbit actually helped her decide whether or not this was a serious condition at that time.

  5. Manny Show:

    It was, I guess, the Manny Show, even on TV, I can remember watching programs saying the Manny Pacquiao on Monday fight in Brisbane.

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