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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Eve(noun)

    (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

  2. eve(noun)

    the day before

    "he always arrives on the eve of her departure"

  3. eve(noun)

    the period immediately before something

    "on the eve of the French Revolution"

  4. 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"


  1. eve(Noun)

    The day or night before, usually used for holidays, such as Christmas Eve.

  2. eve(Noun)

    Evening, night.

  3. Eve(ProperNoun)

    According to the Bible and Qur'an, the first woman and mother of the human race; Adam's wife.

  4. Eve(ProperNoun)

    An unspecified primordial woman, from whom many or all people are descended.

    The Seven Daughters of Eve; mitochondrial Eve

  5. Eve(ProperNoun)


  6. Origin: From Εὔα, from חוה.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eve(noun)


  2. Eve(noun)

    the evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset. not at midnight; as, Christians eve is the evening before Christmas; also, the period immediately preceding some important event

  3. Origin: [See Even, n.]


  1. EVE

    이브, or Eve, is a Korean rock band. It is noted as one of the first native Korean rock bands to command the visual rock/glam style and is still active today, having seen several member/tone [with the exception of vocalist Seheon] changes as it always has been considered a project band. Eve was founded by Kim Seheon on Christmas Eve of 1997, from which the name is derived. With Seheon as main vocals and G.Gorilla installed as Eve’s secondary vocalist/composer, they released their aptly titled first album “Eve”, in August 1998 with which their debut title song, “Whenever You Feel” had caused a major sensation with its upbeat, punk sound. Their popularity would rise into May 1999 with a second album, “Eros”, when guitarist Park Woong and bassist Kim Gun would also be credited to the band. They would become official members a year later, in April 2000, when “Fly To You”, Eve’s third album, would be released. Eve would reach the peak of their popularity in April 2001 when their fourth album, “Swear” came out and seized the public with its balanced assortment of romantic ballads in addition to Eve’s usual rock songs. From then on, the band would change dramatically with the leave of all members but Seheon due to musical differences. Despite acting solo, however, he released a fifth album, “Ever” under Eve’s name on November 2002. Its songs are distinct from those of past Eve albums as it is without Eve’s harder elements from before, instead expressing a range of mellow to heartrending tracks such as “Leaning On Time”. By April 2003, two variations of Eve’s Greatest Hits would make it to shelves before another major change took place in Eve’s lifetime.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eve

    ēv, Even, ēv′n, n. (poet.) evening: the night before a day of note: the time just preceding a great event. [A.S. ǽfen; Dut. avond; Ger. abend.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eve in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Browning:

    Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.

  2. Rick Milley:

    This is the center of the world on New Year's Eve, this was on our bucket list.

  3. Mark Twain:

    Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething.

  4. Wheaton College professor Larry Eskridge:

    Christmas music was pretty much a dead letter on the airwaves until maybe Christmas Eve.

  5. Dave Chappelle:

    Now we're being policed by what seems like an alien force, huge gaffe on New Year's Eve.

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