from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. On the current day or date.
- adv. In the current era; nowadays.
- n. A current day or date.
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)
Via Middle English, from Old English tōdæge, tō dæge, made from tō + dæge, the dative of dæg ("day"). (Wiktionary)