What does day-by-day mean?

Definitions for day-by-day

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. daily, day-to-day, day-by-day, day-after-dayadjective

    of or belonging to or occurring every day

    "daily routine"; "a daily paper"


  1. day-by-day

    Day-by-day refers to a gradual or step-by-step approach, often describing how events or activities are progressing, unfolding, or being accomplished continuously or gradually over time, literally from one day to the next. It often implies a focus on the present moment or short term tasks rather than long term goals.

How to pronounce day-by-day?

How to say day-by-day in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of day-by-day in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of day-by-day in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of day-by-day in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Vallejo:

    People are burned out. People are exhausted. People are concerned about how they could even make their day-by-day functional, every single day we're showing up. ... We're letting people know that there is someone here in the fight.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    do you hate yourself i wonder?you can’t expect others to accept you until you’ve been able to accept yourself. sometimes i think i can really feel the pain. i’ve been there, i live there. but if you can make it through, nothing will beat you. you know the madhouses are full of emotional suicides. let’s just take it day by day.

  3. Amanda Gordon:

    We look for signals of pain - teeth grinding, distress - and we just take it on a day-by-day basis, sometimes koalas seem to be doing really, really well. Their paws might be healing up but if something's going on that we can't see there's not really much we can do.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    The United States has not adjusted our nuclear posture, but it is something that we monitor day by day, hour by hour because it is a paramount priority to the president.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    At this moment, there's no need to change anything that you're doing on a day by day basis. Right now, the risk is still low.


Find a translation for the day-by-day definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"day-by-day." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 21 Apr. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/day-by-day>.

Discuss these day-by-day definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for day-by-day? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    add details to
    A famish
    B abase
    C abhor
    D embellish

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for day-by-day: