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Overview of noun dawn

The noun dawn has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (11) dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow

(the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning")

2. (1) dawn, morning

(the earliest period; "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world")

3. dawn

(an opening time period; "it was the dawn of the Roman Empire")

Overview of verb dawn

The verb dawn has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place

(become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow")

2. dawn

(appear or develop; "The age of computers had dawned")

3. dawn

(become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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