What does overnight mean?

Definitions for overnight
ˈoʊ vərˈnaɪt; ˈoʊ vərˌnaɪtovernight

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nightlong, all-night, overnight(adverb)

    lasting, open, or operating through the whole night

    "a nightlong vigil"; "an all-night drugstore"; "an overnight trip"

  2. overnight(adverb)

    during or for the length of one night

    "the fish marinates overnight"

  3. overnight(adverb)

    happening in a short time or with great speed

    "these solutions cannot be found overnight!"

GCIDE

  1. overnight(adv.)

    During the night; hence, in a short period of time; as, his prospects of winning changed overnight.

  2. overnight(a.)

    Ocurring or accomplished during one night; as, guaranteed overnight delivery of a package.

Wiktionary

  1. overnight(Noun)

    Items delivered or completed overnight.

    Have you looked at the overnights yet?

  2. overnight(Noun)

    An overnight stay, especially in a hotel or other lodging facility.

  3. overnight(Verb)

    To stay overnight; to spend the night.

  4. overnight(Verb)

    To send something for delivery the next day.

    We can overnight you the documents for signature.

  5. overnight(Adverb)

    Throughout the night

    Let it run overnight and we'll check on it in the morning.

  6. overnight(Adverb)

    During a single night

    They delivered the package overnight.

  7. overnight(Adverb)

    In a very short (but unspecified) amount of time

    The change seemed to happen overnight.

  8. overnight(Adjective)

    Occurring between dusk and dawn.

    The overnight ferry docked at 10AM.

  9. overnight(Adjective)

    Complete before the next morning.

    Don't expect results overnight.

Freebase

  1. Overnight

    Overnight is a 2003 documentary by Tony Montana and Mark Brian Smith. The film details the rise and fall of filmmaker and musician Troy Duffy, the writer-director of The Boondock Saints, and was filmed at his request. Duffy is presented as a victim of his own ego, and as the film progresses and his fortunes fade Duffy becomes increasingly abusive to his friends, relatives and business partners. According to co-director Montana, "Troy seemed to revel in the attention of Hollywood's lights and our cameras. Only three times during the production did he ask not to be filmed. It was on those occasions that he threatened us."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overnight

    ō′vėr-nīt, n. the forepart of the evening, esp. that of the day just past.—adv. during the night: on the evening of the day just past.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overnight' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4254

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'overnight' in Adverbs Frequency: #401

How to pronounce overnight?

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How to say overnight in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overnight in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overnight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of overnight in a Sentence

  1. James Ferstle:

    It does not happen overnight, while funding for WADA and other national anti-doping organizations has increased, it is still not adequate to deal with the problem.

  2. John Klassen:

    The police departments in Minneapolis... are very hard institutions to change overnight, small steps are not to be looked down upon if they keep going forward over the course of many years.

  3. Piero Ignazi:

    He has made strategic errors, but he is also the best Italian politician of the last 30 years and is perfectly capable of changing his spots overnight.

  4. Nevzat Aydin:

    Yemeksepeti's success story did not happen overnight and many people participated in this journey with their hard work and talent, i believe in teamwork and I believe success is much more enjoyable and glorious when shared with the rest of the team.

  5. Anthony Foxx:

    We are on a long path. We didn't get to this level of congestion in our cities overnight.

Images & Illustrations of overnight

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Translations for overnight

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  • цяла нощBulgarian
  • dros nosWelsh
  • pludselig, straks, i nattens løb, natten overDanish
  • über Nacht, Logiernacht, übernachtenGerman
  • pernoctar, nocturno, de un día para otro, de la noche a la mañanaSpanish
  • yhdessä yössä, yöpyminen, yöpyä, yön yliFinnish
  • du jour au lendemain, nocturneFrench
  • da un giorno all'altro, da un momento all'altro, notturnoItalian
  • 一夜Japanese
  • 일박Korean
  • 's nachts, overnachten, van de ene dag op de andereDutch
  • over nattenNorwegian
  • noturno, pernoite, pernoitarPortuguese
  • sur notgRomansh
  • вдруг, ночёвка, [[весь, ночно́й, ночева́ть, внеза́пно, [[за́]] [[ночь]], переночева́ть, заночева́ть, одночасьеRussian
  • övernattningSwedish
  • на нічUkrainian
  • ở qua đêmVietnamese

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