Synonyms and Antonyms of night
1 the time from sunset to sunrise when there is no visible sunlight <loved to sit outside at night and watch the stars> Synonyms dark, darkness, nighttime Related Words dusk, evening, gloaming, nightfall, twilight; midnight Near Antonyms dawn, daybreak, sunrise, sunup; forenoon, morning; high noon, midday, noon, noonday, noontide, noontime; afternoon Antonyms day, daytime
2 a time or place of little or no light <snuck out of town under the cover of night> Synonyms black, blackness, candlelight, darkness, dusk, gloaming, gloom, murk, dark, semidarkness, shade, shadows, twilight, umbraRelated Words midnight; blackout, brownout, dimout; shadiness, umbrage; dullness (also dulness), somberness; cloudiness, fogginess, haziness, mistiness, murkiness; dimness, faintness, gloominess, grayness, paleness; half-lightNear Antonyms moonlight, starlight, sunlight; effulgence, radiance, radiancy, shine, sunshine; incandescence, luminance, luminescence, luminosity, luminousnessAntonyms blaze, brightness, brilliance, day, daylight, glare, glow, light, lightness
3 the time from when the sun begins to set to the onset of total darkness <we waited until night to begin lighting the candles in the windows> Synonyms crepuscule (or crepuscle), eve, evenfall, evening, eventide, gloaming, dusk, nightfall, sundown, sunset, twilightRelated Words dark, darkness, nighttimeNear Antonyms day, daytime, light; forenoonAntonyms aurora, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, daylight, morn, morning, sunrise, sunup
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