Definitions for morning
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word morning.
morning, morn, morning time, forenoonnoun
the time period between dawn and noon
"I spent the morning running errands"
good morning, morningnoun
a conventional expression of greeting or farewell
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"
the earliest period
"the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world"
The part of the day after midnight and before midday: one o'clock in the morning = 0100 or 1 a.m.
The part of the day from dawn to midday.
Etymology: From morwening, equivalent to. See also morrow, morwe.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
Morning is the period from sunrise to noon. There are no exact times for when morning begins (also true of evening and night) because it can vary according to one's lifestyle and the hours of daylight at each time of year. However, morning strictly ends at noon, which is when afternoon starts. Morning can also be defined as starting from midnight to noon. Morning precedes afternoon, evening, and night in the sequence of a day. Originally, the term referred to sunrise.
Morning is the period of time between midnight and noon, usually referring to the early part of the day when the sun rises and people wake up to start their daily activities. It is commonly associated with a sense of freshness, brightness, and the beginning of a new day.
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
Etymology: [OE. morning, morwening. See Morn.]
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
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.]
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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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Morning is ranked #17229 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Morning surname appeared 1,644 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Morning.
53.4% or 878 total occurrences were Black.
36% or 592 total occurrences were White.
4.5% or 74 total occurrences were of two or more races.
3.6% or 60 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.1% or 35 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.3% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'morning' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #541
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'morning' in Written Corpus Frequency: #241
Rank popularity for the word 'morning' in Nouns Frequency: #154
The numerical value of morning in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of morning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
This morning, one or more individuals perpetrated an act of evil in our city, while we're still learning more about the circumstances that led to this incident, I want to be very clear about something : What happened this morning was not an act of simple gun violence. ... What happened this morning was a mass murder.
This is a beautiful morning. The sun is rising with a smiling face. Everything around me is alive and smiling. Everything is whispering in my ear to enjoy every moment and enjoy the morning. My heart is dancing with you, with morning light.
As I was leaving this morning, I said to myself 'the last thing you must do is forget your speech.' And sure enough, as I left the house this morning, the last thing I did was to forget my speech.
Eric Forman: Good morning! What's for breakfast? Red Forman: Good morning? It's 1:30 in the afternoon! Where have you been? Eric Forman: Well, I've spent all morning in bed. Reading. I thought 'Why get out of bed when you can read about people who did?' Red Forman: You're about to read a book that my foot wrote. It's called on the road to in your ass.
My first introduction to colonialism looked a lot like me waking up at four in the morning, five in the morning, every morning, to sounds of my ancestors screaming from outside my window, coming from the ground, coming from the earth, i followed those screams into the woods as a child … and was taught by my ancestors in those woods, in the forms of nature spirits, in the forms of elementals, in the forms of natural deities and old gods. While I was out there, I was taught many things and my mind was decolonized.
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Translations for morning
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- صَبَاح, صباحArabic
- səhər, sabahAzerbaijani
- су́трин, у́троBulgarian
- mintin, beureBreton
- matí, matinadaCatalan, Valencian
- dopoledne, ránoCzech
- Vormittag, MorgenGerman
- πρωί, πρωινόGreek
- madrugada, mañana, AMSpanish
- صبح, بام, بامدادPersian
- matinée, matinFrench
- moarn, moarntiidWestern Frisian
- madainnScottish Gaelic
- maddin, madjinManx
- सुबह, उषा, सवेरा, प्रभात, तड़काHindi
- ցերեկ, առավոտArmenian
- mattino, mattinaItalian
- 午前, 朝Japanese
- ерте, таңертең, таңKazakh
- 午前, 아침, 오전Korean
- mane, crepusculum, matutina tempora, matutinumLatin
- MuerenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ເຊົ້າ, ຕອນເຊົ້າ, ມື້ເຊົ້າLao
- утро, претпладнеMacedonian
- għodwa, filgħoduMaltese
- morgen, ochtendDutch
- morgonNorwegian Nynorsk
- abíníNavajo, Navaho
- ranek, ranoPolish
- manhã, madrugadaPortuguese
- у́тро, ночьRussian
- iđitNorthern Sami
- jutro, преподне, prepodne, јутро, sabah, сабахSerbo-Croatian
- උදේSinhala, Sinhalese
- hosengSouthern Sotho
- పొద్దు, ఉదయం, వేకువTelugu
- säher, ertirTurkmen
- ра́нок, ранокUkrainian
- پربهات, تڑکا, سویرا, اشا, صبحUrdu
- erta, ertalabUzbek
- buổi sángVietnamese
- divant-nonne, å matén, divant-l'-dinner, matinêye, åmaténWalloon
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