What does today mean?

Definitions for today
təˈdeɪto·day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. today(noun)

    the present time or age

    "the world of today"; "today we have computers"

  2. today(adverb)

    the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)

    "Today is beautiful"; "did you see today's newspaper?"

  3. nowadays, now, today(adverb)

    in these times

    "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television"

  4. today(adverb)

    on this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow

    "I can't meet with you today"

Wiktionary

  1. today(Noun)

    A current day or date.

    Today is the day we'll fix this once and for all.

  2. today(Adverb)

    On the current day or date.

  3. today(Adverb)

    In the current era; nowadays.

    In the 1500s, people had to do things by hand, but today we have electric can openers.

Freebase

  1. Today

    Today is an Australian breakfast television program, currently presented by Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson. It has been broadcast live by the Nine Network since 1982. The program airs after Nine Early Morning News and runs from 5.30am to 9am before Mornings.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. today

    The hearse that carries the dreams of yesterday to the cemetery.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'today' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #405

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'today' in Written Corpus Frequency: #229

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'today' in Adverbs Frequency: #50

How to pronounce today?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say today in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of today in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of today in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of today in a Sentence

  1. Didier Deschamps:

    Today there were imperfections, we did not do everything right but we had those mental and psychological qualities which were decisive for this World Cup.

  2. Shane Oliver:

    It looks like a continuation of the growth worries that have hampered markets for the last few months now, european and U.S. shares had sharp falls, after initially benign reactions to the Fed, and this is now flowing through to Asian markets today.

  3. Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito:

    I myself did not experience the war ... but I think that it is important today, when memories of the war are fading, to look back humbly on the past and correctly pass on the tragic experiences and history Japan pursued from the generation which experienced the war to those without direct knowledge.

  4. Janis Brett Elspas:

    Moms back then in our neighborhood ... would bundle the kids up in multiple layers and lock them out of the house 'til dark, leaving us to build snow forts, sled down the hill or shovel driveways for extra spending money, how times have changed! Fast-forward to today. What is a mom to do when there's a blizzard in cold climates (or heavy rain and flooding in California)? Instead of locking the kids out, moms are overprotective and keep the kids inside.

  5. Michael James:

    Anybody with a pulse was nervous when the market opened. We're still going to see significant price swings both up and down before the day ends today.

Images & Illustrations of today

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