What does today mean?

Definitions for today
təˈdeɪto·day

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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

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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. Steve Vladeck:

    Today's move to send the case back to the Oregon state courts is something of a surprise, because this case had been pitched all along as raising the broader constitutional question that the Justices ducked last year in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, by asking the state courts to reconsider their ruling in light of Masterpiece Cakeshop, the justices are, in effect, asking the Oregon courts if a similarly narrow basis is available for resolving this case -- even though the parties have framed the case as presenting a broader conflict between the constitutional rights to religious liberty and same-sex marriage.

  2. Bernar Venet:

    Today we are installing, what everybody agrees to say, the biggest sculpture in the world, but I hope the artistic meaning of this arch will be more important than its size.

  3. Drew Eric Whitman:

    Be grateful for the positive things in your life... right now, today... while you still have them.

  4. Assistant US Attorney Phillip Halpern:

    I read that article, today, in many ways, is a triumph for the press and shows the importance of having a free press.

  5. Mike Murphy:

    We see February 1 to March 15, 45 days, as our period to seize the nomination and get in front, we have the resources to pursue that campaign. Most of these other guys are all running on spec. We're at a point now where we're significantly funded for those 45 days, cash in the bank today. Nobody else is in that situation in this race. Nobody's close.

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