Saturday

noun
Sat·​ur·​day | \ˈsa-tər-(ˌ)dā, -dē\

Definition of Saturday 

: the seventh day of the week

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Other Words from Saturday

Saturdays \ˈsa-​tər-​(ˌ)dāz, -​dēz \ adverb

Examples of Saturday in a Sentence

He will arrive next Saturday. His birthday falls on a Saturday this year.

First Known Use of Saturday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Saturday

Middle English saterday, from Old English sæterndæg (akin to Old Frisian sāterdei), from Latin Saturnus Saturn + Old English dæg day

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The first known use of Saturday was before the 12th century

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Saturday

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Saturday

: the day of the week between Friday and Sunday

Saturday

noun
Sat·​ur·​day | \ˈsa-tər-dē \

Kids Definition of Saturday

: the seventh day of the week

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