Definition of today adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    today

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//təˈdeɪ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//təˈdeɪ//
     
     
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  1. 1  on this day I've got a piano lesson later today. The exams start a week today/today week(= one week from now).
  2. 2  at the present period synonym nowadays Young people today face a very difficult future at work.
  3. Word Origin Old English tō dæg ‘on (this) day’. Compare with tomorrow and tonight.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: today