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night

noun

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1 the time from sunset to sunrise when there is no visible sunlight
  • loved to sit outside at night and watch the stars

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3 the time from when the sun begins to set to the onset of total darkness
  • we waited until night to begin lighting the candles in the windows

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night

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of night (Entry 2 of 2)

of, relating to, or occurring in the night
  • took a night flight out to the coast

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“Night.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/night. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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