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English noun: today

1. today (time) the present time or age

SamplesThe world of today.
Today we have computers.

Broader (hypernym)nowadays, present

2. today (time) the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)

SamplesToday is beautiful.
Did you see today's newspaper?.

Broader (hypernym)24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours

English adverb: today

1. today in these times

SamplesIt is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished.
We now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets.
Today almost every home has television.

Synonymsnow, nowadays

2. today on this day as distinct from yesterday or tomorrow

SamplesI can't meet with you today.

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