day translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "day" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /dei/
the period from sunrise to sunset
She worked all day The days are warm, but the nights are cold.
a part of this period eg that part spent at work
How long is your working day? I see him every day.
the period of twenty-four hours from one midnight to the next
How many days does September have?
(often in plural ) the period of, or of the greatest activity, influence, strength etc of (something or someone)
los tiempos de
There was far less traffic on the roads in my grandfather’s day In the days of steam power, a five-person crew was required if a steam locomotive pulled a single passenger carriage.
daybreak noun dawn; the first appearance of light
We left at daybreak.
daydream noun a dreaming or imagining of pleasant events; the making of unreal plans etc while awake.
She was having a daydream about living on a tropical island.
daylight noun the light given by the sun
luz (del día)
Daylight streamed in through the window (also adjective) daylight hours.
To get there on time we must leave before daylight.
day return noun (British) a train or bus ticket that allows you to travel at a reduced price to a place and back again on the same day:
Billete Ida-y-Vuelta
I’d like a day return to Brighton, please.
day school noun (old-fashioned) a school whose pupils attend only during the day and live at home.
daytime noun the time when it is day
Hedgehogs don’t usually come out during the daytime.
call it a day to bring (something) to an end; to stop (eg working)
dar algo por terminado
I’m so tired that I’ll have to call it a day.
day by day every day
día a día
He’s getting better day by day.
make someone’s day to make someone very happy
alegrarle a alguien el día
That baby’s smile made my day.
one day at some time in the future
algún día
He hopes to go to America one day.
on a day in the past
un día
I saw him one day last week.
some day at some time in the future
algún día
She hopes to get married some day.
the other day not long ago
el otro día
I saw Mr Pringle the other day.
(Definition of day from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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