adjective dai·ly \ˈdā-lē\

: happening, done, made, used, or existing every day

: published every day or every day except Sunday

: of or relating to one day

Full Definition of DAILY

a :  occurring, made, or acted upon every day <daily needs>
b :  issued every day or every weekday <a daily newspaper>
c :  of or providing for every day <a daily schedule>
a :  reckoned by the day <average daily wage>
b :  covering the period of or based on a day <daily statistics>

Examples of DAILY

  1. It has changed every aspect of daily life.
  2. I started eating healthier and added exercise to my daily routine.
  3. daily activities such as eating breakfast and washing your face
  4. There's not enough water to meet the daily needs of the city's people.
  5. She reads the daily paper each morning.
  6. Their average daily wage is only five dollars.
  7. She had been taking more than the recommended daily dose of the medicine.

First Known Use of DAILY

15th century



Definition of DAILY

:  every day
:  every weekday

First Known Use of DAILY

15th century



: a newspaper that is published every day or every day except Sunday

dailies : the first prints of a movie showing the scenes that are filmed each day

: a person who you pay to clean your house and do other jobs for you every day

plural dai·lies

Full Definition of DAILY

:  a newspaper published every weekday
British :  a servant who works on a daily basis
plural :  rush 6

Examples of DAILY

  1. the city's two largest dailies
  2. <hired a daily to come in each morning to cook and clean>

First Known Use of DAILY



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