What does Thursday mean?

Definitions for Thursday
ˈθɜrz deɪ, -diThurs·day

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Thursday.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thursday, Th(noun)

    the fifth day of the week; the fourth working day

Wiktionary

  1. Thursday(Noun)

    The fifth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the fourth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Wednesday and precedes Friday.

  2. Thursday(Adverb)

    on Thursday

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thursday(noun)

    the fifth day of the week, following Wednesday and preceding Friday

Freebase

  1. Thursday

    Thursday is the fourth or fifth day of the week. According to the ISO 8601 international standard adopted in most western countries, it is the fourth day of the week. In countries that use the Sunday-first convention, Thursday is defined as the fifth day of the week. It is the fifth day of the week in the Judeo-Christian calendar as well, and was defined so in the ancient Mesopotamian and biblical calendars. It falls between Wednesday and Friday. The name is derived from Old English Þūnresdæg and Middle English Thuresday, which means "Thor's day".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thursday

    thurz′dā, n. the fifth day of the week, so called because originally sacred to Thor, the old Teutonic god of thunder. [A.S. thunres dægthunres, gen. of thunor, thunder, dæg, day; Ice. Thórsdag-r, Thor's day, Ger. Donnerstag.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Thursday

    fifth day of the week, dedicated to Thor (q. v.).

Editors Contribution

  1. thursday

    A day of the week.

    Thursday is a great night to meet your pals.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Thursday

    The day of Thor, the God of Thunder, in the Scandinavian mythology.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thursday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3369

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thursday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #894

How to pronounce Thursday?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Thursday in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thursday in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thursday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Thursday in a Sentence

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    On Thursday, Ranking Member Levin plans to offer a substitute, which recognizes that TPP has the potential to raise standards and open new markets for U.S. businesses, workers and farmers, and makes suggestions on how to do so, i support the Levin substitute and thank Ranking Member Levin for his dedication to finding a path to yes, and for his leadership to increase the paychecks of American workers.

  2. British Airways:

    We are expecting adverse weather conditions across parts of southeast England on Thursday, which is likely to affect some of our short-haul flights, we recognize the uncertainty that the bad weather may be causing customers, and have therefore introduced flexible rebooking options for all customers on short-haul flights flying to/from London Heathrow.

  3. Luis Miranda:

    We're going to continue to cast a spotlight on the Republican obstructionism on the Supreme Court and highlight how the issues before Supreme Court or potentially before Supreme Court have a major impact on the lives of the American people, too many issues at the heart of our democracy head before the court every year and deserve a full bench's consideration, so to extend the dysfunction that plagues congress to Supreme Court is unacceptable. The DNC said Thursday's call would center on voting rights, an issue that's also become a major topic for Democratic presidential candidates ahead of the South Carolina primary Saturday. The leak Wednesday that White House vetters were probing the Republican governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, also seemed designed to signal that President Barack Obama was considering moderate nominees in President Barack Obama selection process. Aides say President Barack Obama has not yet formed a.

  4. The NHC:

    Strengthening is forecast during the next several days, and Lorenzo is expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday, and a major hurricane on Thursday.

  5. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    It's too soon to set out an exact timetable, the new government was only formed ... last Wednesday and Thursday. A negotiating strategy is now being prepared and once that is finalised you will see the formal process begin to start.

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