Associations to the word «Dawn»

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DAWN, verb. (intransitive) To begin to brighten with daylight.
DAWN, verb. (intransitive) To start to appear or be realized.
DAWN, verb. (intransitive) To begin to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.
DAWN, noun. (uncountable) The morning twilight period immediately before sunrise.
DAWN, noun. (countable) The rising of the sun.
DAWN, noun. (uncountable) The time when the sun rises.
DAWN, noun. (uncountable) The beginning.
DAWN, proper noun. A female given name sometimes given to a girl born at that time of day.
DAWN CHORUS, noun. Early morning birdsong
DAWN CHORUS, noun. Radio interference sometimes experienced at sunrise
DAWN OF A NEW DAY, noun. (idiomatic) A new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.
DAWN ON, verb. (idiomatic) (of an idea) To occur to somebody; to be realized.
DAWN PATROL, noun. (surfing) The act of going out for a surf at dawn, or surfers who do that.
DAWN PATROLS, noun. Plural of dawn patrol
DAWN PRAYER, noun. (Islam) fajr, the first of the five daily prayers offered by practising Muslims.
DAWN PRAYERS, noun. Plural of dawn prayer
DAWN REDWOOD, noun. A large deciduous conifer native to China, Metasequoia glyptostroboides, a well-known living fossil.
DAWN REDWOODS, noun. Plural of dawn redwood

Dictionary definition

DAWN, noun. The first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning".
DAWN, noun. The earliest period; "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world".
DAWN, noun. An opening time period; "it was the dawn of the Roman Empire".
DAWN, verb. Become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow".
DAWN, verb. Appear or develop; "The age of computers had dawned".
DAWN, verb. Become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up".

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