What does weekend mean?

Definitions for weekend
ˈwikˌɛnd, -ˈɛndweek·end

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. weekend(verb)

    a time period usually extending from Friday night through Sunday; more loosely defined as any period of successive days including one and only one Sunday

  2. weekend(verb)

    spend the weekend

Wiktionary

  1. weekend(Noun)

    The break in the working week, usually two days including the traditional holy or sabbath day. Thus in western countries, Saturday and Sunday. Occasionally abbreviated to w/e.

  2. weekend(Verb)

    To spend the weekend.

    We'll weekend at the beach.

  3. weekend(Adjective)

    Of, relating to or for the weekend.

    I'm wearing my weekend shoes

  4. weekend(Adjective)

    Occurring at the weekend.

    a weekend break

Editors Contribution

  1. weekend

    A specific time and days of the week.

    The weekend in Europe is Saturday and Sunday, in Saudi Arabia its Friday and Saturday.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'weekend' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1847

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'weekend' in Written Corpus Frequency: #872

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'weekend' in Nouns Frequency: #641

How to pronounce weekend?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say weekend in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weekend in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weekend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of weekend in a Sentence

  1. Peter Feaver:

    Protests, for now, have been relatively peaceful compared with earlier in the week, and looting and fires are not as prevalent as they once were last weekend. Mark Esper ordered active-duty Army units to go back home after Mark Esper put them on alert in case they would be necessary to respond to the unrest in the D.C. metro area. But domestic political consequences are playing out just atthe mere mention of invoking the law. When you use military forces to do law enforcement its always politically fraught, theres always a political price to pay and its not the optimal use of the military.

  2. Bill Martin:

    We saw a little lull coming out of Thanksgiving but when Hanukkah began, we saw December heating up, then there was a very strong weekend after Christmas and it ran pretty hot for retailers with customers returning with gift cards.

  3. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Nadler:

    The Attorney General is not letting facts speak for themselves, but baking in a narrative that benefits the White House and doing it before a holiday weekend so it would be hard for people to react.

  4. Jeremy Corbyn:

    The government appears to be waiting for instructions from President Donald Trump on how to proceed, britain should press for an independent U.N.-led investigation of last weekend's horrific chemical weapons attack so that those responsible can be held to account.

  5. Michael Arone:

    Given the referendum on Sunday in Greece and the holiday weekend, at least for today the action was somewhat muted compared to the rest of the week.

Images & Illustrations of weekend

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