Sunday meaning

sŭndē, -dā
Sunday is the day of the week between Saturday and Monday, which Christians believe is a day of rest and worship.

The day on the weekend that is when you go to church and is the day before you have to go back to work on Monday is an example of Sunday.

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The first day of the week: it is observed by most Christian denominations as the Sabbath.
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(person) (born William Ashley Sunday) 1862-1935; U.S. Christian evangelist.
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Of, having to do with, or characteristic of Sunday.
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Done, worn, performing, etc. usually or only on Sunday.

Sunday suit, Sunday golfer.

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The day of the week that comes after Saturday and before Monday. It is considered the first day of the week in Judeo-Christian tradition. Sunday is observed as the Sabbath in most branches of Christianity.
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The day of the week that comes after Saturday and before Monday. It is considered the first day of the week in Judeo-Christian tradition. Sunday is observed as the Sabbath in most branches of Christianity.
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Origin of sunday

  • Middle English sonnedai, sondai from Old English sunnandæg sāwel- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English sonnedai, sondai from Old English sunnandæg sāwel- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition