Definition of morning
1a : dawn <tossed and turned all night until morning finally came>b : the time from sunrise to noon <She liked to get things done early in the morning.>c : the time from midnight to noon <It was ten o'clock in the morning.>
2 : a period of first development : beginning <The war started in the morning of his reign.>
Examples of morning in a sentence
She liked to get things done early in the morning.
I worked in the yard for part of the morning.
I saw him this morning, and I'll be meeting with him again tomorrow morning.
We have a meeting scheduled for 10 o'clock Wednesday morning.
On Sunday mornings I like to relax and read the newspaper.
She arrived on the morning of March 18.
the morning after a storm
It was early morning when I woke.
We sat around drinking coffee all morning.
We won't find out until morning.
Origin and Etymology of morning
Middle English, from morn + -ing (as in evening)
First Known Use: 13th century
MORNING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of morning for English Language Learners
: the early part of the day : the time of day from sunrise until noon
: the part of the day between midnight and noon
—used informally to say hello to someone in the morning
MORNING Defined for Kids
Definition of morning for Students
: the early part of the day : the time from sunrise to noon
Seen and Heard
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