morning

noun

morn·​ing ˈmȯr-niŋ How to pronounce morning (audio)
1
a
: 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.
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Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of morning was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Morning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morning. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

morning

noun
morn·​ing ˈmȯr-niŋ How to pronounce morning (audio)
1
b
: the time from sunrise to noon
c
: the time from midnight to noon
2
: the first or early part : beginning
the morning of life

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