Associations to the word «Overnight»


OVERNIGHT, adverb. Throughout the night.
OVERNIGHT, adverb. During a single night.
OVERNIGHT, adverb. In a very short (but unspecified) amount of time.
OVERNIGHT, adjective. Occurring between dusk and dawn.
OVERNIGHT, adjective. Complete before the next morning.
OVERNIGHT, verb. (intransitive) To stay overnight; to spend the night. [from 19th c.]
OVERNIGHT, verb. (transitive) (US) To send something for delivery the next day. [from 20th c.]
OVERNIGHT, noun. Items delivered or completed overnight.
OVERNIGHT, noun. An overnight stay, especially in a hotel or other lodging facility.
OVERNIGHT, noun. (obsolete) The fore part of the previous night; yesterday evening.

Dictionary definition

OVERNIGHT, adverb. During or for the length of one night; "the fish marinates overnight".
OVERNIGHT, adverb. Happening in a short time or with great speed; "these solutions cannot be found overnight!".
OVERNIGHT, adjective. Lasting, open, or operating through the whole night; "a nightlong vigil"; "an all-night drugstore"; "an overnight trip".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.