Meaning of daily

dai•ly

Pronunciation: (dā'lē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. adv. -lies,
—adj.
  1. of, done, occurring, or issued each day or each weekday: daily attendance; a daily newspaper.
  2. computed or measured by the day: daily quota; a daily wage.
—n.
  1. a newspaper appearing each day or each weekday.
  2. a series of hastily printed shots from the previous day's shooting, selected by the director to be viewed for possible inclusion in the final version of the film; rushes.
    1. a nonresident servant who comes to work every day; a permanently employed servant who sleeps out.
    2. a person employed to do cleaning or other household work by the day.
—adv.
  1. every day; day by day: She phoned the hospital daily.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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