Definition of daybook in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdābo͝ok/


1An account book in which a day’s transactions are entered for later transfer to a ledger.
Example sentences
  • Daniel Burnap's daybooks and ledgers record the sale of forty-nine clocks over a twenty-year period.
  • A vet is required to keep all records of testing in daybooks filled in at the time of the test
  • The front page of one of the daybooks includes a heading for a ‘butter account’.
1.1North American A diary.
Example sentences
  • The history of upper-class folk in the Old South is documented through journals, diaries, daybooks, and material possessions.
  • A daybook, or journal, can be a seedbed for ideas.
  • ‘All the writing in the daybook is a form of talking to myself, a way of thinking on paper,’ says Murray.

Words that rhyme with daybook


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Syllabification: day·book

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