complementary part of the seven-day week devoted to rest. In most of the Western world, it is Saturday and Sunday; two traditionally non-working days in a seven-day week

The weekend is a time when fewer people go to work or school. Traditional Christians believe that Sunday is a day of rest or Sabbath, and Jews believe the day of rest is the seventh day, Saturday, and start the week with Sunday. Friday is also considered the beginning of the weekend, and it is a day of rest for Muslims.