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Definitions of evening

  1. the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way; "an evening at the opera" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sum. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The close of the day and beginning of the night. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. The closing part of the day. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The close or decline of the day; the decline of life; the decline of anything. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The close of the day; the beginning of the night or darkness; the decline or latter part of life. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Pertaining to the later part of the day. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Being at the close of the day. See Eve. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Relating to or at the close of the day. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for evening

  1. It was evening but what hour of the evening he could not tell. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  2. It was in the evening when I was left alone. – The Honour of the Flag by W. Clark Russell
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