American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The present day, time, or age: "Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions” ( Carolyn Heilbrun).
- adv. During or on the present day.
- adv. During or at the present time.
- adj. Concerned with or relating to the present time: today issues; the today generation.
- Via Middle English, from Old English tōdæge, tō dæge, made from tō + dæge, the dative of dæg ("day"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English to dai, from Old English tō dæge : tō, to; see to + dæge, dative of dæg, day; see agh- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“If Pelosi had the votes today, the bill would've been scheduled to be voted on *today*”
“Nor would funding in the stimulous bill for *any* problem we face today have made any difference at all *today* and certainly no funding to deal with a pandemic would have yet born any sort of fruit.”
“Write Thymer Review @WWD @today @review @1. 5 @important @waiting will assign myself a task, due today, called "Write Thymer Review.”
“Haha someone just knocked on my supervisers door and she was sleeping haha poor thing shes been sick mamas not in today either due to sickness I think everyone feels like shit around this place today .”
“But today ooo, today just has to top this shit off.”
“If you make the person of today put money into a 401(k) *today* you make them worse off (since they wanted to put money in a 401(k) tomorrow), but you make their yesterday’s self happy.”
“only thing changed from the default precision theme is i made it a true today plus (sneak peak appears / disappears by scrolling to different respective icons) clarification on today+: calendar items will always show up. only new items will show up for sms / messages / call log”
“President Obama used some of the harshest rhetoric of his term today in denouncing the Republican jobs plan, saying the GOP's emphasis on less regulations would harm the environment, undercut health care, and failed to produce necessary jobs in the short term.”
“Because the Baath Party was dominated by Sunnis, and ruled ruthlessly over a Shiite majority for decades, the term today also carries sectarian undertones, as was seen Tuesday in Tikrit, Mr. Hussein's hometown in Salahuddin Province, north of Baghdad.”
“A person finishing such a term today would have entered prison when Ronald Reagan was U.S. president, Margaret Thatcher was Britain's prime minister, and actress Lindsay Lohan was a year old.”
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