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1. evening

noun. ['ˈiːvnɪŋ'] the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall).

Synonyms

  • crepuscule
  • daytime
  • dusk
  • daylight
  • even
  • gloaming
  • sunset
  • nightfall
  • evenfall
  • eve
  • fall
  • sundown
  • eventide
  • gloam
  • crepuscle
  • day
  • guest night

Antonyms

  • night
  • light
  • improvement
  • lighten

Etymology

  • æfnung (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Evening

  • abandoning
  • abstaining
  • abstaining
  • adjoining
  • adjourning
  • adorning
  • affining
  • airconditioning
  • aligning
  • amounting
  • apportioning
  • ascertaining
  • assigning
  • attaining
  • auctioning
  • auditioning
  • awakening
  • awning
  • banning
  • beginning

How to spell evening? Is it evning? Or evenin? Common misspellings are:

  • evning
  • evenin

Example sentences of the word evening


1. Noun, singular or mass
Simply walk more often — maybe 10 minutes in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening.

2. Adjective
Have a prize or an evening snack at the end of the scavenger hunt.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
Opaque is open every Wednesday through Saturday evening for dinner only, and reservations are required.

Quotes containing the word evening


1. O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
- Christopher Marlowe

2. I'd love to knock an audience cold with one note, but what do you do for the rest of the evening?
- Eric Clapton

3. Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
- Jean de La Fontaine

2. evening-snow

noun. small California annual with white flowers.

Synonyms

  • phlox
  • Linanthus
  • genus Linanthus

3. evening-primrose_family

noun. a large and widely distributed family of plants of the order Myrtales.

Synonyms

  • Epilobium
  • order Thymelaeales
  • rosid dicot family
  • order Myrtales
  • evening primrose
  • Oenothera
  • Thymelaeales
  • family Onagraceae
  • Circaea
  • Onagraceae
  • genus Fuchsia
  • genus Epilobium
  • genus Oenothera
  • genus Circaea

4. evening

noun. ['ˈiːvnɪŋ'] a later concluding time period.

Synonyms

  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • unequal
  • asymmetrical
  • first

Etymology

  • æfnung (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. evening

noun. ['ˈiːvnɪŋ'] the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way.

Synonyms

  • period of time
  • period
  • time period
  • dark
  • night

Antonyms

  • rough
  • variability
  • unevenness
  • unsteady

Etymology

  • æfnung (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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