the dark

Definition of the dark

  1. 1 :  a state in which no light can be seen She stumbled around in the dark until she finally found the light switch. He's 12 years old and still afraid of the dark.

  2. 2 :  a place where little or no light can be seen The burglars hid in the dark between the two buildings. He bought the kids special rings that glow in the dark.

  3. 3 :  a state in which something is hidden or kept secret Most of their deals were made in the dark.

  4. 4 :  a state of not knowing about something I'm in the dark about the agreement. The public was kept in the dark about the meeting.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  devoid or partially devoid of light :  not receiving, reflecting, transmitting, or radiating light

    :  transmitting only a portion of light

    :  wholly or partially black

  1. :  a place or time of little or no light :  night, nightfall

    :  absence of light :  darkness

    :  a color of low or very low lightness :  a dark or deep color

  1. :  to grow dark (see 1dark)

    :  to make dark

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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