HyperDic: eve

English > 4 senses of the word Eve / eve:
NOUNperson Eve(Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology
timeevethe day before
timeevethe period immediately before something
timeeve, evening, even, eventidethe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
Eve / eve > pronunciation
Soundsiy'v
Rhymesachieve ... weave: 34 rhymes with iyv...
English > Eve: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
SpanishEva
CatalanEva, Eve
English > eve: 4 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe day before.
Example"he always arrives on the eve of her departure"
Broaderday, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar dayTime for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
Spanishvíspera
Catalanvigília
English > eve: 4 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe period immediately before something.
Example"on the eve of the French Revolution"
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
English > eve: 4 senses > noun 4, time
MeaningThe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall).
Example"he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
Synonymsevening, even, eventide
Partssunset, sundownThe time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscleThe time of day immediately following sunset
Narrowerguest nightAn evening when members of a club or college can bring their friends as guests
Broaderday, daytime, daylightThe time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
Spanishanochecer, atardecer, even, noche, tarde
Catalancapvespre, nit, tarda, vesprada, vespre, vetlla

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