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dawn

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dawn

  1. 1 the first appearance of light in the morning or the time of its appearance we stayed up talking until dawn Synonyms of dawn aurora, cockcrow, dawning, day, daybreak, daylight, light, morn, morning, sun, sunrise, sunup Words Related to dawn daytime; forenoon Near Antonyms of dawn dark, darkness, midnight, night, nighttime; afternoon, midday; dusk, evening, eventide, gloaming, twilight Antonyms of dawn nightfall, sundown, sunset

  2. 2 the point at which something begins the dawn of civilization Synonyms of dawn alpha, baseline, birth, commencement, beginning, day one, genesis, get-go (also git-go), inception, incipience, incipiency, kickoff, launch, morning, nascence, nascency, onset, outset, start, thresholdWords Related to dawn drawing board, first base, ground zero, square one; creation, founding, inauguration, initiation, institution, origination; cradle, fountain, fountainhead, germ, origin, root, seedbed, source, spring, well, wellspring; dawning, opening; advent, appearance, arrival, debut (also début), emergence; childhood, infancy, youthNear Antonyms of dawn cessation, closing, closure, completion, finale, finish, period, stop, termination, windupAntonyms of dawn close, conclusion, end, ending, omega


dawn

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dawn

  1. to come into existence a smile dawned on his face as he got the joke Synonyms of dawn actualize, appear, arise, break, commence, begin, engender, form, materialize, originate, set in, spring, startWords Related to dawn be, breathe, exist, live, subsist; arrive, come on, emerge; coalesce, cohere, shape (up); continue, endure, last, persist, surviveNear Antonyms of dawn conclude, desist, discontinue, finish, halt, quit, terminate; disappear, dissolve, evaporate, vanish; depart, die, expire, pass away, perishAntonyms of dawn cease, end, stop



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