Definitions for dawn

Definitions for (noun) dawn

Main entry: morning, dawn

Definition: the earliest period

Usage: the dawn of civilization; the morning of the world

Main entry: break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, aurora, first light, morning, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, sunrise, sunup

Definition: the first light of day

Usage: we got up before dawn; they talked until morning

Main entry: dawn

Definition: an opening time period

Usage: it was the dawn of the Roman Empire

Definitions for (verb) dawn

Main entry: dawn

Definition: become light

Usage: It started to dawn, and we had to get up

Main entry: penetrate, dawn, get across, get through, fall into place, sink in, click, come home

Definition: become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

Usage: It dawned on him that she had betrayed him; she was penetrated with sorrow

Main entry: dawn

Definition: appear or develop

Usage: The age of computers had dawned

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