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noun morn·ing \ˈmȯr-niŋ\

Definition of morning

  1. 1a :  dawn tossed and turned all night until morning finally cameb :  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. 2 :  a period of first development :  beginning The war started in the morning of his reign.

Examples of morning in a Sentence

  1. She liked to get things done early in the morning.

  2. I worked in the yard for part of the morning.

  3. I saw him this morning, and I'll be meeting with him again tomorrow morning.

  4. We have a meeting scheduled for 10 o'clock Wednesday morning.

  5. On Sunday mornings I like to relax and read the newspaper.

  6. She arrived on the morning of March 18.

  7. the morning after a storm

  8. It was early morning when I woke.

  9. We sat around drinking coffee all morning.

  10. We won't find out until morning.

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Origin and Etymology of morning

Middle English, from morn + -ing (as in evening)

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MORNING Defined for English Language Learners

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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

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noun morn·ing \ˈmȯr-niŋ\

Definition of morning for Students

  1. :  the early part of the day :  the time from sunrise to noon



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