American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A daily record, especially a personal record of events, experiences, and observations; a journal.
- n. A book for use in keeping a personal record, as of experiences.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lasting for one day: as, a diary fever.
- n. [= Sp. Pg. It. diario, ⟨ L. diarium, a daily allowance for soldiers, LL. also a diary, neut. of *diarius, adj., ⟨ dies, day: see dial, deity. The synonym journal is of the same ult. origin.]
- n. An account of daily events or transactions; a journal; specifically, a daily record kept by a person of any or all matters within his experience or observation: as, a diary of the weather; a traveler's diary.
- n. A book prepared for keeping a diary; especially, a book with blank leaves bearing printed dates for a daily record, often including other printed matter of current use or interest: as, a lawyers' diary.
- n. A daily log of experiences, especially those of the writer.
- n. The method or media used to keep such experiences.
- n. UK, Canada A calendar or appointment book.
- adj. obsolete Lasting for one day.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A register of daily events or transactions; a daily record; a journal; a blank book dated for the record of daily memoranda
- adj. obsolete lasting for one day.
- n. a personal journal (as a physical object)
- n. a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
- From Latin diārium ("a daily allowance for soldiers, Late Latin also a diary"), neuter of * diarius, from dies ("a day"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin diārium, daily allowance, daily journal, from diēs, day; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“But with this difference: a diary is almost always a private matter.”
“Telling Scott he should leave stuff in his diary is almost as bad as telling him to leave stuff out, like you said its his, let him pick what he wants to leave in or out.”
“This diary is a love letter written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby son, Nicholas.”
“I light a spirit-lamp, and make some coffee, and he open the dead man's book -- it is what they call a diary -- and begin to read.”
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“Oh yes I remember you saying about next week - I'm off work so my diary is pretty flexible for both days and evenings.”
“A diary is an outlet for your most private thoughts, a very personal way of writing.”
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