What does Wednesday mean?

Definitions for Wednesday
ˈwɛnz deɪ, -diWednes·day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wednesday, Midweek, Wednoun

    the fourth day of the week; the third working day

Wiktionary

  1. Wednesdaynoun

    The fourth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the third day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Tuesday and precedes Thursday.

    Etymology: From Wednesdai, Wodnesdei, from wodnesdæg, from a Germanic calque of dies Mercurii and Koine ἡμέρα Ἕρμου, via an association of the god Odin (Woden) with Mercury and Hermes.

  2. Wednesdayadverb

    on Wednesday

    Etymology: From Wednesdai, Wodnesdei, from wodnesdæg, from a Germanic calque of dies Mercurii and Koine ἡμέρα Ἕρμου, via an association of the god Odin (Woden) with Mercury and Hermes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wednesdayadjective

    the fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday

    Etymology: [OE. wednesdai, wodnesdei, AS. Wdnes dg, i. e., Woden's day (a translation of L. dies Mercurii); fr. Wden the highest god of the Teutonic peoples, but identified with the Roman god Mercury; akin to OS. Wdan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. Oinn, D. woensdag Wednesday, Icel. insdagr, Dan. & Sw. onsdag. See Day, and cf. Woden, Wood, a.]

Freebase

  1. Wednesday

    Wednesday is the day of the week between Tuesday and Thursday. According to international standard ISO 8601 adopted in most western countries it is the third day of the week. In countries that use the Sunday-first convention Wednesday is defined as the fourth day of the week. It is the fourth day of the week in the Judeo-Christian calendar as well, and was defined so in the ancient Mesopotamian and biblical calendars. The name is derived from Old English Wōdnesdæg and Middle English Wednesdei, "day of Wodanaz", ultimately a calque of dies Mercurii "day of Mercury." Wednesday is in the middle of the common Western 5-day workweek that starts on Monday and finishes on Friday.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wednesday

    wenz′dā, n. fourth day of the week. [A.S. Wódenes dæg, the day of Woden or Odin, the chief Teutonic deity.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Wednesday

    fourth day of the week, Woden's Day, as Thursday is Thor's. It is called Midwoch, i. e. Midweek, by the Germans.

Editors Contribution

  1. wednesday

    A day of the week.

    Wednesday is a perceived day as the middle of the week.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Wednesday

    In the Scandinavian mythology this was “Wodin’s Day,” or that set apart for the worship of Odin or Wodin, the god of magic and the inventor of the Arts.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Wednesday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2839

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Wednesday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #852

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wednesday in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wednesday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Wednesday in a Sentence

  1. Nan Whaley:

    I've heard that President Donald Trump's coming Wednesday but I have not gotten a call, and you know, President Donald Trump might be going to Toledo, I don't know.

  2. Martin County:

    > (CNN)The first rule of politics has long been to never, ever compare anything to Nazi Germany. The murder of 6 million Jews defies comparison. The second rule of politics -- or maybe just an addendum to the first rule -- should be: Never compare anything to the mission that led to the death of Osama bin Laden.Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (yes, him again) seemed to have missed that class in politician school.Here's DeSantis speaking at an event of a school reopening on Wednesday night in Tallahassee:.

  3. Travis Sharp:

    ( Wednesday's) proclamation will likely result in what's called a suspension of work on the border wall, during the suspension of work, the contractor must keep track of any additional expenses caused by the delay, so that the government can potentially reimburse those expenses later.

  4. Tom Wolf:

    It turns out that the biggest say for drinking is the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, when people get together in that situation, it leads to an increase in the exchange of fluids, that leads to an increase in infection.

  5. Chris Davis:

    I watched the news more in the last couple of days than I have in my whole entire life, just to see the anger, the emotion, the frustration of the city the last few days was shocking. It's frustrating. I understand why people are upset and rightfully so. It's unfortunate that it's escalated to what it has. Related ImageExpand / ContractFans watch through a fence outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards as Baltimore Orioles play a baseball against the Chicago White Sox Wednesday in Baltimore. ( AP Photo/Matt Rourke) The postponed games on Monday and Tuesday were to be made up as part of a doubleheader on May 28.

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