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weekend

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noun week·end \ˈwēk-ˌend\

Definition of weekend

  1. :  the end of the week :  the period between the close of one work or school week and the start of the next; especially :  Saturday and Sunday

Examples of weekend in a sentence

  1. What are you doing this weekend?

  2. The office is closed on weekends.

  3. I'm going away for the weekend.

  4. She won a weekend in Cancun.

1638

First Known Use of weekend

1638

Other Calendar Terms


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weekend

verb week·end

Definition of weekend

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to spend the weekend <weekending in the country>

Examples of weekend in a sentence

  1. Her family weekends on the coast during the summer.

1901

First Known Use of weekend

1901


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weekend

adjective week·end

Definition of weekend

  1. :  active in a specified role only on weekends or part-time <a weekend father> <weekend athletes>

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First Known Use of weekend

1935



WEEKEND Defined for English Language Learners

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weekend

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noun week·end \ˈwēk-ˌend\

Definition of weekend for English Language Learners

  • : Saturday and Sunday

  • : a trip or vacation that is taken on Saturday and Sunday


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weekend

verb week·end

Definition of weekend for English Language Learners

  • : to spend the weekend at a specified place


WEEKEND Defined for Kids

weekend

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noun week·end \ˈwēk-ˌend\

Definition of weekend for Students

  1. :  the period between the close of one work or school week and the beginning of the next



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