What does morning mean?

Definitions for morning
ˈmɔr nɪŋmorn·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word morning.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. morning, morn, morning time, forenoonnoun

    the time period between dawn and noon

    "I spent the morning running errands"

  2. good morning, morningnoun

    a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

  3. dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrownoun

    the first light of day

    "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"

  4. dawn, morningnoun

    the earliest period

    "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world"

Wiktionary

  1. morningnoun

    The part of the day after midnight and before midday: one o'clock in the morning = 0100 or 1 a.m.

  2. morningnoun

    The part of the day from dawn to midday.

  3. Etymology: From morwening, equivalent to. See also morrow, morwe.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Morningnoun

    The first part of the day, from the first appearance of light to the end of the first fourth part of the sun’s daily course.

    Etymology: morgen, Teutonick; but our morning seems rather to come from morn.

    One master Brook hath sent your worship a morning ’s draught of sack. William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor.

    By the second hour in the morning
    Desire the earl to see me. William Shakespeare, Richard III.

    She looks as clear
    As morning roses newly wash’d with dew. William Shakespeare.

    Your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away. Hos. vi. 5.

    Let us go down after the Philistines by night, and spoil them until the morning light. 1 Sam. xiv. 36.

    Morning by morning shall it pass over. Isa. xxviii. 19.

    What shall become of us before night, who are weary so early in the morning? Jeremy Taylor, Guide to Devotion.

    The morning is the proper part of the day for study. Dryd.

    The twining jessamine and blushing rose,
    With lavish grace their morning scents disclose. Matthew Prior.

    All the night they stem the liquid way,
    And end their voyage with the morning ray. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Morningadjective

    pertaining to the first part or early part of the day; being in the early part of the day; as, morning dew; morning light; morning service

  2. Etymology: [OE. morning, morwening. See Morn.]

Freebase

  1. Morning

    Morning is the period of time between midnight or dawn and noon. Morning precedes afternoon, evening, and night in the sequence of a day. Originally, the term referred to sunrise.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Morning

    morn′ing, n. the first part of the day: the early part of anything: the first dram of the day.—adj. pertaining to the morning: taking place or being in the morning.—ns. Morn′ing-dress, dress such as is usually worn in the morning, as opposed to Evening-dress; Morn′ing-gift, a gift made by the husband to the wife on the morning after marriage; Morning-gown, a gown for wearing in the morning; Morn′ing-land, the east; Morn′ing-room, a woman's morning boudoir or sitting-room in English country houses; Morn′ing-sick′ness, nausea and vomiting in the morning, common in the early stages of pregnancy; Morn′ing-star, any of the planets, esp. Venus, when it rises before the sun: a kind of flail with a star-like ball of metal at the end of a chain, formerly used as a weapon of war; Morn′ing-tide, the morning time: early part; Morn′ing-watch, the watch between 4 and 8 A.M. [Contr. of morwen-ing. Cf. Morn.]

Editors Contribution

  1. morning

    A specific known period of time.

    To wake in the morning and hear the birds singing is joy to the soul.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'morning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #541

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'morning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #241

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'morning' in Nouns Frequency: #154

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of morning in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of morning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of morning in a Sentence

  1. Eulogio Del Pino:

    This morning Weatherford signed a financing agreement with us, Halliburton signed yesterday, we are going to share the difficulties together because (the services companies) can't always be on the easy side of things. That's the negotiation we're having with many companies.

  2. Victor Hugo:

    He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the maze of the most busy life. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incidence, chaos will soon reign.

  3. Michael Hewson:

    Anything like the events we're seeing in Brussels this morning is going to weigh on risk sentiment and risk appetite.

  4. Andrew Schneider:

    Greetings on this most exceedingly beautiful spring morning. A morning swollen with new life, a morning on which, if I had the voice, I would let loose with song. It's hard to believe just a few short weeks ago we were eating our cornflakes in the wintery dark. Now, well it's still kind of dim out there, but I can see the golden glow of Apollo's chariot waiting in the wings, about to make its entrance. Winter's on the lam, no doubt.

  5. Detective Inspector Paul Hughes:

    As a result of our ongoing inquiries we have today arrested a healthcare professional in connection with the investigation, she was arrested earlier this morning on suspicion of murder in relation to eight of the babies and attempted murder in relation to six of the babies and is currently in custody.

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