HyperDic: evening

English > 3 senses of the word evening:
NOUNtimeevening, eve, even, eventidethe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
timeeveninga later concluding time period
timeeveningthe early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way
evening > pronunciation
Soundsiy'vnihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > evening: 3 senses > noun 1, 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"
Synonymseve, 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
English > evening: 3 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA later concluding time period.
Example"it was the evening of the Roman Empire"
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Usage oftrope, figure of speech, figure, imagelanguage used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
Spanishtarde
English > evening: 3 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way.
Example"an evening at the opera"
Part ofnight, nighttime, darkThe time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishtarde
Catalanvespre

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