Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Occurring on a routine or daily basis.
  • adjective Subsisting one day at a time with little regard for the future.
  • adjective Sports Of or relating to a player who is on the verge of recovery from an injury that impedes or prevents the ability to play.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective occurring every day.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective idiomatic Ordinary or mundane.
  • adjective idiomatic Happening every day.
  • adjective idiomatic, US, sports Subject to daily redetermination.
  • adverb idiomatic On a daily basis.
  • noun idiomatic Ordinary, monotonous routine; that which is usual or mundane.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or belonging to or occurring every day

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Examples

  • He pursued rock music, motorcycles and drugs and lived what he described as a "day-to-day existence" until the new millennium.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - washingtonpost.com

  • Where the real work of making a car company successful suddenly turns complex, and where the winners are separated from the losers, is in the long-cycle product development process, where short-term day-to-day metrics and the tabulation of results are meaningless.

    Life Lessons From the Car Guy

  • In a way, they were fortunate in that their long isolation from each other meant that there were no short-term day-to-day issues between them.

    The China Challenge

  • Where the real work of making a car company successful suddenly turns complex, and where the winners are separated from the losers, is in the long-cycle product development process, where short-term day-to-day metrics and the tabulation of results are meaningless.

    Life Lessons From the Car Guy

  • They especially have come to dread the torturous term "day-to-day" as it relates to the findings of the team's medical staff.

    NY Daily News

  • They especially have come to dread the torturous term "day-to-day" as it relates to the findings of the team's medical staff.

    NY Daily News

  • ’I know your mother almost as well as I know your father, and I wouldn’t want to do anything that wasn’t right in regards to her, but what you need to do real soon is think about all the things your father does for you—things we would call day-to-day stuff, like getting you to important places, making sure you get the things you need, being there to talk, stuff like that.

    Jade

  • ’I know your mother almost as well as I know your father, and I wouldn’t want to do anything that wasn’t right in regards to her, but what you need to do real soon is think about all the things your father does for you—things we would call day-to-day stuff, like getting you to important places, making sure you get the things you need, being there to talk, stuff like that.

    Jade

  • ’I know your mother almost as well as I know your father, and I wouldn’t want to do anything that wasn’t right in regards to her, but what you need to do real soon is think about all the things your father does for you—things we would call day-to-day stuff, like getting you to important places, making sure you get the things you need, being there to talk, stuff like that.

    Jade

  • ’I know your mother almost as well as I know your father, and I wouldn’t want to do anything that wasn’t right in regards to her, but what you need to do real soon is think about all the things your father does for you—things we would call day-to-day stuff, like getting you to important places, making sure you get the things you need, being there to talk, stuff like that.

    Jade

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