Definitions for Eveningˈiv nɪŋ
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evening, eve, even, eventide(noun)
the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
"he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
a later concluding time period
"it was the evening of the Roman Empire"
the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way
"an evening at the opera"
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
the latter portion, as of life; the declining period, as of strength or glory
Origin: [AS. fnung. See even, n., and cf. Eve.]
Evening in its primary meaning is the period of the day between afternoon and night. Though the term is subjective, evening is typically understood to begin a few hours before sunset, when temperatures begin to fall, and lasts until just after nightfall, when complete darkness has been reached. In layman's terms, the evening can range anywhere from four o'clock to nine. In the vernacular of at least parts of the rural Southern United States and in some British dialects, "evening" is used to mean "afternoon", as the main meal of the day, dinner, traditionally has occurred at midday. While the exact meaning of the word in this sense is subject to interpretation, "evening" in the South usually has been thought of as beginning at about noon and extending roughly until sunset or suppertime.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Evening' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #731
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Evening' in Written Corpus Frequency: #766
Rank popularity for the word 'Evening' in Nouns Frequency: #260
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Overall, it was an extraordinary evening.
The security committee will meet this evening.
What is love? It is the morning and the evening star.
Do not leave to the morning the business of the evening.
I had a conversation yesterday evening with them about it.
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Translations for Evening
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- увечар, вечарBelarusian
- vespre, tardaCatalan, Valencian
- soumrak, večerCzech
- noswaith, noson, hwyrWelsh
- δειλινό, εσπέρα, βράδυGreek
- tarde, crepúsculo, nocheSpanish
- شب, ایوار, عصر, شامPersian
- aftan, kvøldFaroese
- soir, crépuscule, soiréeFrench
- jûntiid, jûnWestern Frisian
- feasgarScottish Gaelic
- विकाल, शामHindi
- իրիկուն, երեկոArmenian
- kveld, kvöld, aftannIcelandic
- 夜, 晩年, 夕方, 日暮れJapanese
- unnukKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- vakars, rietsLatvian
- għaxija, filgħaxijaMaltese
- iʼííʼą́Navajo, Navaho
- soir, ser, seirOccitan
- zmierzch, wieczórPolish
- tarde, anoitecerPortuguese
- sera, seira, sairaRomansh
- закат жизни, вечер, ве́черRussian
- सायंकाल, संध्याSanskrit
- sero, seraSardinian
- је̏се̄н, veče, jesen, вечер, вече, večerSerbo-Croatian
- kväll, aftonSwedish
- సాయంకాలం, సాయంత్రంTelugu
- suare, akşamTurkish
- ئاخشامUyghur, Uighur
- شام, وكالUrdu
- buổi chiều, buổi tốiVietnamese
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