HyperDic: night

English > 8 senses of the word night / Night:
NOUNtimenight, nighttime, darkthe time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
timenighta period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom
timenightthe period spent sleeping
timenightthe dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit
statenightdarkness
timenighta shortening of nightfall
timenightthe time between sunset and midnight
person Night, NoxRoman goddess of night
night / Night > pronunciation
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Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > night: 8 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside.
Synonymsnighttime, dark
Part ofday, 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
PartseveningThe early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way
late-night hourThe latter part of night
lights-outA prescribed bedtime
midnight12 o'clock at night
small hoursThe hours just after midnight
Narrowerwedding nightThe night after the wedding when bride and groom sleep together
weeknightAny night of the week except Saturday or Sunday
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Oppositeday, daytime, daylightThe time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
Spanishnoche, tarde
Catalannit
Adjectivesnightlyhappening every night
nocturnalof or relating to or occurring in the night
English > night: 8 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom.
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
English > night: 8 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe period spent sleeping.
Example"I had a restless night"
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishnoche, tarde
Catalannit
English > night: 8 senses > noun 4, time
MeaningThe dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit.
Example"three nights later he collapsed"
Broadertime unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
Spanishnoche
Catalannit
English > night: 8 senses > noun 5, state
Meaningdarkness.
Example"it vanished into the night"
Broaderdark, darknessabsence of light or illumination
Spanishnoche
Catalannit
English > night: 8 senses > noun 6, time
MeaningA shortening of nightfall.
Example"they worked from morning to night"
Broadertwilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscleThe time of day immediately following sunset
Spanishnoche
Catalannit
English > night: 8 senses > noun 7, time
MeaningThe time between sunset and midnight.
Example"he watched television every night"
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishnoche, tarde
Catalannit
English > Night: 8 senses > noun 8, person
MeaningRoman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx.
SynonymNox
Instance ofRoman deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Romans
Spanishnoche, Nox

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