What does Saturday mean?

Definitions for Saturday
ˈsæt ərˌdeɪ, -diSatur·day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Saturday, Sabbatum, Sat(noun)

    the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

Wiktionary

  1. Saturday(Noun)

    The seventh day of the week in many religious traditions, and the sixth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; the Biblical seventh day of the week, observed as Sabbath or "Day of Rest"; it follows Friday and precedes Sunday.

    Etymology: sæterndæg, from Sætern, from Saturnus, possibly from Etruscan, + dæg; a translation of dies Saturni

  2. Saturday(Adverb)

    on Saturday

    Etymology: sæterndæg, from Sætern, from Saturnus, possibly from Etruscan, + dæg; a translation of dies Saturni

Wikipedia

  1. Saturday

    Saturday is the day of the week between Friday and Sunday. The Romans named Saturday Sāturni diēs ("Saturn's Day") no later than the 2nd century for the planet Saturn, which controlled the first hour of that day, according to Vettius Valens. The day's name was introduced into West Germanic languages and is recorded in the Low German languages such as Middle Low German sater(s)dach, Middle Dutch saterdag (Modern Dutch zaterdag) and Old English Sætern(es)dæġ and Sæterdæġ. The day was also referred to as "Sæternes dæġe" in an Old English translation of Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People. In Old English, Saturday was also known as sunnanæfen ("sun" + "eve" cf. dialectal German Sonnabend).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saturday(noun)

    the seventh or last day of the week; the day following Friday and preceding Sunday

    Etymology: [OE. Saterday, AS. Saeterdaeg, Saeterndaeg, Saeternesdaeg, literally, Saturn's day, fr. L. Saturnus Saturn + AS. daeg day; cf. L. dies Saturni.]

Freebase

  1. Saturday

    Saturday is the day of the week following Friday and preceding Sunday. Saturday is the seventh and therefore last day of the week according to many commonly used calendars, but it is the second-to-last day of the week according to ISO 8601. Its Latin name dies Saturni entered into Old English as Saeternesdaeg. Saturday was named no later than the 2nd century for the planet Saturn, which controlled the first hour of that day according to Vettius Valens. Prior to that, the old English name was sunnanæfen.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saturday

    sat′ur-dā, n. the seventh or last day of the week, dedicated by the Romans to Saturn: the Jewish Sabbath. [A.S. Sæter-dæg, Sætern-dæg, day of Saturn—L. Saturnus.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Saturday

    A day of the week.

    Saturday is the day as a family we spend doing different things with our friends and Sunday is when we all get together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 23, 2016  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Saturday

    This, the seventh day of the week, was dedicated by the Romans to Saturn. As, however, all the other week-days were named by the people of Northern Europe in accordance with Scandinavian mythology, one must incline to the opinion that this was named after Sæter, a water deity. Its Anglo-Saxon designation was Sæterdæg.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Saturday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1456

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Saturday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #588

How to pronounce Saturday?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saturday in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saturday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Saturday in a Sentence

  1. Goldman Sachs:

    Saturday's OPEC+ press conference provided more clarity on the decision to increase production, with guidance for a full 1 million bpd ramp-up in 2H18, this is a larger increase than presented Friday although the goal remains to stabilize inventories, not generate a surplus.

  2. Josh Hawley:

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Capitol Hill Saturday. The current draft legislation, rolled out by the Senate GOP andobtained by Fox News on Thursday, would provide payments of up to $ 1,200 per person. They would be phased down at adjusted gross income thresholds of $ 75,000 for individuals and $ 150,000 per couple. Additionally, there would be $ 500 payments for each child. The amount, though, is slated to then be reduced by $ 5 for each $ 100 a taxpayers income exceeds the legislations threshold. The amount is reduced to zero for single taxpayers with incomes exceeding $ 99,000 and $ 198,000 for joint filers. The legislation also outlined $ 300 billion for small businesses to keep furloughed and laid-off workers on the payroll and $ 208 billion in loans to airlines and other industries. Some Republicans have objected to certain measures outlined in the bill, and most Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, have sounded the alarm saying the measure does not go far enough in protecting American families, and is too focused on corporations. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced an amendment to McConnells plan on Saturday, which aimed to expand relief forlow-income and middle-income Americans.Hawleys plan lowers the threshold for Americans to qualify for the $ 1,200 relief. In order to qualify, under Josh Hawley amendment, an individual must be a U.S. citizen with a Social Security number. Under McConnells plan, an individual must file taxes and have an income greater than $ 0 in order to qualify, which Josh Hawley says leaves behind Americans who are disabled, or living in public housing that dont file taxes due to not having any true income of their own. During this emergency our focus should be on helping every American who needs it, including especially our most vulnerable citizens, excluding or penalizing families with lower incomes doesnt make sense. Congress should prioritize lower-income and middle-class families through this crisis. Meanwhile, White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland declined to share specific details Capitol Hill Saturday on whether all GOP senators were on board with the ongoing discussions over the stimulus package.

  3. Andrew Cooper:

    If the Remain campaign wins by a clear margin, the Conservative Party must quickly move on from the EU issue, on the Saturday morning we should go back wholeheartedly to the agenda David Cameron set out in his speech to last year's party conference, driving the Conservative Party onto the center ground and bolting it there.

  4. Woody Allen:

    Bisexuality automatically doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.

  5. Betsy Price:

    I'm so sorry. On behalf of the entire city of Fort Worth, I'm sorry, to Atatiana's family, it's unacceptable. There is nothing that can justify what happened on Saturday morning. Nothing.

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