What does today mean?

Definitions for today
təˈdeɪto·day

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. todaynoun

    the present time or age

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

  2. todayadverb

    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, todayadverb

    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. todayadverb

    on this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow

    "I can't meet with you today"

Wiktionary

  1. todaynoun

    A current day or date.

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

  2. todayadverb

    On the current day or date.

  3. todayadverb

    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.

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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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    The fundamental thing that we have done today is ensure that we don't just have a ship build in Australia, we have a fleet build in Australia.

  2. Matthew Tuttle:

    You'd expect kind of a dead day (Thursday), but with the way things have gone, who knows?, trading today is going to be more about oil than anything else.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    If Narcissus was living today, he would've loved Selfies, and surely enjoyed posting vivid selfies on social media, at least a couple of hundreds every day, so as to keep pace with Selfie-obsessed new generation.

  4. William Walker:

    Culturally significant artifacts are assigned a monetary value in the world's marketplaces in which they are traded, but the cultural and symbolic worth of these objects far surpasses any given dollar value to the nations to whom they rightfully belong. HSI is pleased that today's court action is a positive step toward returning this five-century old Christopher Columbus letter to the people of Italy.

  5. Frenchman Monfils:

    I think I showed today I was a fighter.

Images & Illustrations of today

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    money demanded for the return of a captured person
    • A. accident
    • B. ransom
    • C. nuisance
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