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Week appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • May Jo equal the fine record by solving six puzzles a week? (47 letters)
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Usage statistics for the noun week:

spoken English65.59%written English34.41% conversational speech58.07%task-oriented speech41.93%
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Week is sometimes a misspelling of walking, weak, week's or weeks.

The word week is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun week

What does week mean as a name of something?

Week is one of the top 50 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: weeks

  1. any period of seven consecutive days
  2. hours or days of work in a calendar week
    • example: they worked a 40-hour week
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonym of week: workweek
    • more generic term: work time = a time period when you are required to work
    • part of: calendar week = a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
  3. a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday

Alternative definition of the noun week


  1. A period of seven days.
  2. The seven days beginning with Sunday or Monday.
  3. A subdivision of the month into longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekend periods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.
  4. Seven days after (sometimes before) a specified date.


Week a.k.a. Whittemore House is an historic building located at 1526 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The former private residence, whose previous occupants include a musician, several politicians, and a mountain explorer, now serves as a historic house museum and headquarters of the Woman's National Democratic Club.


  1. "Week" a.k.a. "Week!" is the ninth single by Do As Infinity, released in 2001. The B-side, "Tsuredzure Naru Mama ni", is the only studio-recorded song by the guitarist Ryo Owatari, who also wrote the lyrics. The melody parallels that of song "Yesterday & Today". It was used as the theme song for the drama Yome wa Mitsuboshi.
  2. "Week" a.k.a. "Week!" is a musical single of Do As Infinity.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  3. "Week" is an album by Talal Maddah.
    • also known as Esbou'e


  1. WEEK a.k.a. WEEK-TV is the NBC-affiliated television station in Peoria, Illinois. The outlet broadcasts a high definition digital signal on UHF channel 25 from a transmitter at its studios on Springfield Road in East Peoria. Owned by the Granite Broadcasting Corporation, it operates ABC/CW affiliate WHOI through joint sales and shared services agreements. The station also operates MyNetworkTV outlet WAOE through a separate joint sales agreement.
  2. The week number for the NFL football season. This includes regular season weeks 1 through 17, and the postseason. The postseason is marked as weeks 18, 19, 20, and 21, representing the Wild Card, Divisional Playoffs, Conference Championships, and Super Bowl, respectively. The preseason is not included.

Phrases with Week

Phrases starting with the word Week:

  1. week by week
  2. week after week

Phrases ending with the word Week:

  1. rag week
  2. Rag-Week
  3. Red Week
  4. bush week
  5. Dead week
  6. each week
  7. Hell Week
  8. holy week
  9. every week
  10. White Week
  11. Boxing Week
  12. Golden Week
  13. passion week
  14. Reading Week
  15. Working Week
  16. calendar week
  17. Freshers' Week
  18. day of the week

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Week

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Google previewThe Book of knowledge (1910)

by Holland Thompson

You think a week is a real thing because Sunday always comes back every seven days, and so do the other days.

We say a week is an artificial thing because nothing in Nature makes it ; but a day is a natural thing because a great fact in ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

week /wi:k/ noun: weeks 1 A week is a period of seven days, beginning on Sunday or Monday, or any period of seven days: We'll meet early next ...

Google previewBrief Points (2013)

by Ross H. MacKenzie

Commissioning Week is the culmination of four years by the bay. If you are a...

In short, Commissioning Week is a wonderfully crazy time filled with relief (on the part of both families and midshipmen alike) as well as unbelievable celebration.

Google previewLiturgical Spirituality (1997)

by Philip H. Pfatteicher

Unlike the cycle of days that extends from sunset to sunset, the months that follow the cycles of the moon, and the years that follow the cycles of the sun and stars, the week is an entirely artificial measure. There is no necessity that requires a ...

Google previewAn illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2015)

by Walter P. Wright

CROWN BUDWalter Jinks 3rd week in. VARIETY. Joseph Stoney Lady Conyers Lady Frances Rider Lady Hopetoun Lady Talbot Leigh Park Rival Leigh Park Wonder Madame C. Terrier Madame G. Rivol Madame Paolo Radaelli Madame R.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (2012)

by James E. Hoare

CAPTIVE NATIONS WEEK. In July 1959, then United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower proclaimed the third week in July as Captive Nations Week. Every successive president has followed suit.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

But, on account of the above anticipation, to which no proper regard was had before the late alteration of the style, the ecclesiastic Easter has several times been a week different from the true Easter within this last century; which inconvenience ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Play in Today's Society (2009)

by Rodney P. Carlisle

The results indicated that, including housekeeping and studying, Americans spent 46 hours a week working, and the median time spent playing per week was 16 hours. The Harris survey further showed time spent working rose by one hour ...

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Usage statistics about week

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun week:

spoken English65.59%written English34.41% conversational speech58.07%task-oriented speech41.93% imaginative writing42.96%informational writing57.04%

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Quotes about Week

It's very trying on a marriage when you're doing a one hour show, week after week after week. You don't have enough time for people that maybe you should have top priority. (Gavin MacLeod)
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Scrabble value of W4E1E1K5

The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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