Synonyms & Antonyms of day

1 the hours of light between one night and the next
  • during the day, we like to go play ball in the park

Synonyms for day

Words Related to day

Near Antonyms for day

Antonyms for day

2 an extent of time associated with a particular person or thing
  • the brief but glorious day of the clipper ship

Synonyms for day

Words Related to day

3 the first appearance of light in the morning or the time of its appearance
  • at the break of day I was relieved to realize that I had survived another night in the wilderness

Synonyms for day

Words Related to day

Near Antonyms for day

Antonyms for day

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About day

Time Traveler for day

Time Traveler

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

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Day.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on day

Dictionary: Definition of day

Nglish: Translation of day for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of day for Arabic Speakers Encyclopedia article about day


Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!