Week Definition

Define what is Week?

1. hebdomad, week (noun)

any period of seven consecutive days.

  • it rained for a week.
Synonyms: hebdomad

period, period of time, time period noun
an amount of time.


week from Monday noun
a time period of a week or more.

rag week, rag noun
a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities.

Holy Week, Passion Week noun
the week before Easter.

shibah, Shiva, shivah noun
(Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative.

2. workweek, week (noun)

hours or days of work in a calendar week.

  • they worked a 40-hour week.
Synonyms: workweek

work time noun
a time period when you are required to work.

3. calendar week, week (noun)

a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday.

    Synonyms: calendar week

    period, period of time, time period noun
    an amount of time.

    Nearby Terms

    week after week (adverb)
    for an indefinite number of successive weeks

    week by week (adverb)

    week from Monday (noun)
    a time period of a week or more

    weekday (noun)
    any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)

    weekend (noun)
    a time period usually extending from Friday night through Sunday; more loosely defined as any period of successive days including one and only one Sunday

    weekend warrior (noun)
    a homeowner who acts as a contractor and tries to do major improvement projects on weekends (often without understanding the scope of the work to be done)

    weekender (noun)
    someone who vacations on a weekend

    weeklong (adjective satellite)
    lasting through a week

    weekly (noun)
    a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)

    weeknight (noun)
    any night of the week except Saturday or Sunday

    weeness (noun)
    the property of being very small in size

    weenie (noun)
    a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

    weenie roast (noun)
    a cookout where roasted frankfurters are the main course

    weensy (adjective satellite)
    (used informally) very small

    weeny (adjective satellite)
    (used informally) very small