Saturday

Saturday
Sat|ur|day [ˈsætədi, -deı US -ər-] n [U and C] written abbreviation Sat.
[Date: 800-900; Origin: Translation of Latin Saturni dies 'day of Saturn']
the day between Friday and Sunday
on Saturday
We went for a picnic on Saturday.
The festivities begin Saturday.American English
Saturday morning/afternoon etc
They arrived in Paris on Saturday evening.
last Saturday
I saw Sally last Saturday at the mall.
this Saturday
What are you doing this Saturday?
next Saturday
(=Saturday of next week)
Ask her yourself next Saturday.
a Saturday
(=one of the Saturdays in the year)
It was a crazy idea to go to the store on a Saturday.

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  • Saturday — O.E. Sæterdæg, Sæternesdæg, lit. day of the planet Saturn, from Sæternes (gen. of Sætern; see SATURN (Cf. Saturn)) + O.E. dæg day. Partial loan translation of L. Saturni dies Saturn s day (Cf. Du. zaterdag, O.Fris. saterdi, M.L.G …   Etymology dictionary

  • Saturday — Sat ur*day (?; 48), n. [OE. Saterday, AS. S[ae]terd[ae]g, S[ae]ternd[ae]g, S[ae]ternesd[ae]g, literally, Saturn s day, fr. L. Saturnus Saturn + AS. d[ae]g day; cf. L. dies Saturni.] The seventh or last day of the week; the day following Friday… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saturday — (engl., spr. Sätterdeh), Sonnabend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Saturday — (engl., spr. ßätterde), Sonnabend …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Saturday — see Friday …   Modern English usage

  • Saturday — ► NOUN ▪ the day of the week before Sunday and following Friday. ORIGIN Old English, translation of Latin Saturni dies day of Saturn …   English terms dictionary

  • Saturday — [sat′ər dā΄; ] occas. [, sat′ərdē΄] n. [ME Saterdai < OE Sæterdæg, akin to MDu Saterdagh < WGmc half transl. of L Saturni dies, Saturn s day, transl. of Gr Kronou hēmera, Cronus day] the seventh and last day of the week: abbrev. Sat, Sa, or …   English World dictionary

  • Saturday — For other uses, see Saturday (disambiguation). Saturnus, Caravaggio, 16th c. Saturday ( …   Wikipedia

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  • Saturday — noun (C, U) the day between Friday and Sunday. In Britain, Saturday is considered the sixth day of the week, and in the US it is considered the seventh day of the week: on Saturday: We went for a picnic on Saturday. | Deats always goes home on… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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