in·​tra·​day ˈin-trə-ˌdā How to pronounce intraday (audio)
: occurring in the course of a single day
the market showed wide intraday fluctuations

Examples of intraday in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shares of Zoom fell sharply on the news, finishing the day almost 6% down from intraday highs. Spencer Neale, Washington Examiner, 24 Apr. 2020 The Dow industrials first crossed 29000 on an intraday basis Friday, before pulling back. Avantika Chilkoti, WSJ, 15 Jan. 2020 Stocks surged on the news, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq both hitting intraday highs and the Dow rising nearly 1% to 27,292. Irina Ivanova, CBS News, 1 Nov. 2019 Use intraday highs and lows and the index was down 21.6%, for a new bear market. James MacKintosh, WSJ, 22 Aug. 2018 That compares with an intraday gain of 1.3 percent in March 9, 2006, when North Korea launched two short-range missiles. Luzi-Ann Javier,, 8 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intraday was in 1950

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Cite this Entry

“Intraday.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

Legal Definition


in·​tra·​day ˌin-trə-ˈdā How to pronounce intraday (audio)
: occurring in the course of a single day
the intraday financing practices of Government securities dealersFederal Register
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