day-to-day definition by Webster's New World
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everyday; daily; routine
day-to-day definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Occurring on a routine or daily basis: the day-to-day movements of the stock market.
- Subsisting one day at a time with little regard for the future: lived a day-to-day existence.
day-to-day - Phrases/Idioms
Continuously, without interruption, on a daily basis. For example, Running this office day to day is not an easy task. [Late 1800s]
live from day to day. Be interested only in immediate concerns, without thought for the future. For example, Jean lives from day to day, planning nothing in advance. Also see live for the moment.
Also, from day to day.