Evening

  • 1 Evening — E ven*ing, n. [AS. [=ae]fnung. See {even}, n., and cf. {Eve}.] 1. The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sun. [1913 Webster] In the ascending scale Of heaven, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Evening — is the period in which the daylight is decreasing, between the late afternoon and night, around the time when dinner is taken. Though the term is subjective, evening is typically understood to begin just before twilight, sunset, during the close… …

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  • 3 Evening — イブニング …

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  • 4 evening — from O.E. æfnung evening, sunset, verbal noun from æfnian become evening, grow toward evening, from æfen evening (see EVE (Cf. eve)). As a synonym of even (n.), it dates from mid 15c. and now entirely replaces the older word in this sense.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 evening — [ēv′niŋ] n. [ME < OE æfnung, verbal n. < æfnian, to grow toward evening < æfen, evening, akin to Ger abend, prob. < IE base * epi , * opi , after, later (> Gr epi, L ob): basic sense “later part of the day”] 1. the last part of the …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 evening — ► NOUN ▪ the period of time at the end of the day. ► ADVERB (evenings) informal ▪ in the evening; every evening. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Evening — steht für: Spuren eines Lebens, einen US amerikanischen Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 2007 Evening (Magazin), ein japanisches Manga Magazin Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …

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  • 8 evening — [n] latter part of a day black, close, dark, decline, dim, dusk, duskiness, early black*, eve, even, eventide, late afternoon, nightfall, sundown, sunset, twilight; concepts 801,806,810 Ant. morning …

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  • 9 evening — noun 1 part of the day ADJECTIVE ▪ this, tomorrow, yesterday ▪ Friday, Saturday, etc. ▪ weekday (esp. BrE) ▪ …

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  • 10 Evening 5 — is the news program made by Tokyo Broadcasting System, Inc.It has been broadcasted since March 28, 2005.Newscasters;Head Newscaster:* 〔A maternity leave from February 4, 2008〕:*JNN Evening NewsDuring 18:16 from 17:50, it is broadcasted as JNN… …

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  • 11 evening — eve|ning1 W1S1 [ˈi:vnıŋ] n [: Old English; Origin: Afnung, from Afen evening ] 1.) [U and C] the early part of the night between the end of the day and the time you go to bed ▪ I do most of my studying in the evening . ▪ I m usually out on Friday …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 evening — I UK [ˈiːvnɪŋ] / US [ˈɪvnɪŋ] noun Word forms evening : singular evening plural evenings *** 1) a) [countable/uncountable] the part of the day between the end of the afternoon and night, including the time when the sun goes down We spend most… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 evening — eve|ning1 [ ivnıŋ ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the part of the day between the end of the afternoon and night, including the time when the sun goes down: We spend most evenings reading or listening to music. on Monday/Tuesday etc. evening: I… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 evening — 1 / i:vnIN/ noun 1 (C, U) the early part of the night between the end of the day and the time you go to bed: We always go swimming on Friday evenings. | in the evening: Mick often goes to the pub in the evening. | for the evening: I m going out… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 evening — n. & int. n. 1 the end part of the day, esp. from about 6 p.m. to bedtime (this evening; during the evening; evening meal). 2 this time spent in a particular way (had a lively evening). 3 a time compared with this, esp. the last part of a person… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 evening — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ǣfnung, from ǣfnian to grow toward evening, from ǣfen evening; akin to Old High German āband evening and perhaps to Greek epi on Date: before 12th century 1. a. the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 evening — n. 1) in the evening; (AE) evenings (he works in the evening; or AE: he works evenings) 2) on a certain evening (on that evening) * * * [ iːvnɪŋ] (AE) evenings (he works in the evening; or AE: he works evenings) in the evening on a certain… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 evening — /eev ning/, n. 1. the latter part of the day and early part of the night. 2. the period from sunset to bedtime: He spent the evenings reading. 3. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. the time between noon and sunset, including the afternoon and… …

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  • 19 evening*/*/*/ — [ˈiːvnɪŋ] noun [C/U] I the part of the day between the end of the afternoon and night We spend most evenings reading or listening to music.[/ex] I ll see you on Monday evening, OK?[/ex] We usually go to the cinema on Thursday evenings (= every… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 evening — /ˈivnɪŋ / (say eevning) noun 1. the latter part of the day and the early part of the night. 2. the period from sunset to bedtime. 3. any concluding or declining period: the evening of life. 4. an evening s reception or entertainment. 5. Qld the… …

    Australian English dictionary