What does wednesday mean?

Definitions for wednesday
ˈwɛnz deɪ, -diwednes·day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Wednesday, Midweek, Wed(noun)

    the fourth day of the week; the third working day

Wiktionary

  1. Wednesday(Noun)

    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. Wednesday(Adverb)

    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. Wednesday(adj)

    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.

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

How to pronounce wednesday?

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How to say wednesday in sign language?

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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. Cory Gardner:

    Late Wednesday, I received a commitment from the President that the Department of Justice's rescission of the Cole memo will not impact Colorado's legal marijuana industry, furthermore, President Trump has assured me that President Trump will support a federalism-based legislative solution to fix this states' rights issue once and for all.

  2. Hillary Clinton on Wednesday:

    I'm not making any predictions, but I think they've got their eye on somebody who is currently in the Democratic primary and are grooming Tulsi Gabbard to be the third-party candidate, hillary Clinton on Wednesday's the favorite of the Russians.

  3. Kevin Downing:

    I think the judge showed that she is incredibly hostile towards Mr. Manafort Wednesday.Jackson and exhibited a level of callousness that I have not seen in a white collar case in over 15 years of prosecution.

  4. Ken Martin:

    A person familiar with the investigation confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday the boy was decapitated. Paul Oberhauser told local television station KCTV Paul Oberhauser shoulder restraint busted loose on Paul Oberhauser Verruckt raft July 26. The Nebraska man said The Nebraska man just held on, and a video shot by The Nebraska man wife shows the strap loose at the ride's end. Paul Oberhauser said Paul Oberhauser reported the matter to park workers. Kenneth Conrad, Kenneth Conrad, told WDAF-TV that during Kenneth Conrad trip down the waterslide last year with a friend, the friend's shoulder strap came completely off. Conrad's wife snapped a photo at the end of the ride showing the strap missing, and Kenneth Conrad didn't file a complaint with the park. The park's spokeswoman didn't return messages Tuesday from The Associated Press seeking comment on the claims. In a statement, she said a limited portion of the park will reopen at midday Wednesday. Riders sit in multi-person rafts that begin with the steep drop, followed by a surge up a second hill before a 50-foot descent to a finishing pool. Along the way, riders clutch ropes along the inside of the raft. In early tests, rafts carrying sandbags flew off the slide, prompting engineers to tear down half of the ride and reconfigure some angles. A promotional video about building the slide includes footage of two men riding a raft down a half-size test model and going slightly airborne as it crests the top of the first big hill. Caleb Schwab was in a raft with two adults who were not related to Caleb Schwab when Caleb Schwab was killed on the slide, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s tallest. The other two were treated for facial injuries. Police were investigating the death as a criminal case although police spokesman Cameron Morgan said Tuesday that designation did not mean they suspect foul play. Jon Rust, a professor of textile engineering at North Carolina State University, said the material used on the straps, commonly called hook and loop, isn't designed to keep a person in the seat. It also can get old and degrade with use. It's got to be used in a safe manner, and that doesn't include stopping someone's fall or preventing someone's ejection, Jon Rust said. Ken Martin, Ken Martin, questioned whether the straps were appropriate for what Ken Martin called nothing more than a roller coaster with water. Although Ken Martin has not seen or ridden Verruckt, Martin said a more solid restraint system that fits over the body - similar to those used in roller coasters - may have been better. I think we have a serious issue with the restraint system. Period.

  5. Shaun McGrath:

    When the event happened on Wednesday, the people on the ground misinterpreted, misread the severity of the impact, we misjudged, and this is something that I'm owning up to.

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