Synonyms of day in English:

day


See definition of day

noun

1‘the festival lasts five days’

SYNONYMS
twenty-four-hour period, full day, twenty-four hours, working day
technical solar day, sidereal day

2‘you could gamble at night and enjoy the beaches during the day’

SYNONYMS
daytime, daylight, daylight hours, hours of light, hours of sunlight, broad daylight, waking hours, the waking day
ANTONYMS

night

3‘he was the leading architect of the day’

SYNONYMS
period, time, point in time, age, era, epoch, generation

4‘in his day he exercised tremendous influence’

SYNONYMS
heyday, prime, hour, time, best days, best years, maturity
peak, pinnacle, height, zenith, ascendancy
youth, vigour, springtime, salad days, full flowering, bloom
ANTONYMS

decline, nadir


Phrases

    day after day

    ‘day after day, we learn of new allegations’


    SYNONYMS

    repeatedly, again and again, over and over, over and over again, time and again, time and time again, frequently, often, many times, many a time, time after time, on many occasions, many times over

    year in, year out, week in, week out, day in, day out, night and day, all the time

    persistently, recurrently, constantly, continuously, without a break, ceaselessly, relentlessly, continually, regularly, habitually, unfailingly, always

    North American

    oftentimes

    ad nauseam

    informal

    24, 7

    literary

    many a time and oft, oft, oft-times

    day by day

    1‘day by day they were being forced to retreat’


    SYNONYMS

    gradually, bit by bit, by degrees, by stages, inchmeal, inch by inch, little by little, step by step, slowly, slowly but surely, steadily, progressively

    ANTONYMS

    all at once

    2‘the sort of life they led day by day in their homes’


    SYNONYMS

    daily, every day, day after day, a day at a time

    rare

    diurnally

    at the end of the day

    ‘at the end of the day it is the judge's decision’


    SYNONYMS
    British

    ultimately, eventually, in the end, in the long run, at length, finally, sooner or later, in time, in the fullness of time, after some time, in the final analysis, when all is said and done, one day, some day, sometime, at last, at long last

    when push comes to shove

    call it a day

    ‘at five o'clock I decided to call it a day’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    admit defeat, concede defeat, stop trying, give up, give in, surrender, capitulate, be beaten

    despair, lose heart, abandon hope, give up hope

    informal

    throw in the sponge, throw in the towel

    Australian informal

    drop one's bundle

    day in, day out

    ‘they mechanically pursue the same routine, day in, day out’


    SYNONYMS

    repeatedly, again and again, over and over, over and over again, time and again, time and time again, frequently, often, many times, many a time, time after time, day after day, on many occasions, many times over

    year in, year out, week in, week out, night and day, all the time

    persistently, recurrently, constantly, continuously, without a break, ceaselessly, relentlessly, continually, regularly, habitually, unfailingly, always

    North American

    oftentimes

    ad nauseam

    informal

    24, 7

    literary

    many a time and oft, oft, oft-times