- 1a period of seven days
- 2a period of five working days from Monday to Friday
Using week: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "week" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I'll be on vacation for two weeks.
The project will take a week to complete.
I work 40 hours a week.
The store is open seven days a week.
week Synonyms and Antonyms
Synonyms for week
- seven-day period
Phrases with week
A week today, we were still in the middle of our road trip.
We're planning to have a barbecue a week on Saturday.
Week in, week out, she goes to the gym to exercise.
Origins of week
from Old English 'wice', meaning 'a turn, a change'
Summary: week in Brief
The term 'week' [wiːk] refers to a period of seven days or five working days from Monday to Friday. It is used to describe time frames such as vacations, project deadlines, and work schedules. Phrases like 'a week today' and 'a week on Saturday' denote specific points in time, while 'week in, week out' implies regularity.