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evening

noun

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1 a later period of one's life
  • now in the evening of their lives, the married couple are ready to hand the family business over to the next generation

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2 the time from when the sun begins to set to the onset of total darkness
  • in the evening a reddish glow often appears on the mountaintops

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evening

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of evening (Entry 2 of 3)

evening

verb
present participle of even

Synonyms & Antonyms of evening (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to make free from breaks, curves, or bumps
  • even the filling before adding the top layer of the cake

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2 to make equal in amount, degree, or status
  • the contention that producing more arms will even us with the enemy and therefore make us more secure

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The first known use of evening was before the 12th century

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“Evening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/evening. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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