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Definition of "dawn" []

  • The time each morning at which daylight first begins. (noun)
  • A first appearance; a beginning: the dawn of history. See Synonyms at beginning. (noun)
  • To begin to become light in the morning. (verb-intransitive)
  • To begin to appear or develop; emerge. (verb-intransitive)
  • To begin to be perceived or understood: Realization of the danger soon dawned on us. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dawn" in a sentence
  • "XD my younger sister and i are gonna pick her up straight after school. this time we're gonna brave all obstacles, no matter what, to get to the airport hehe. thank goodness chem mock is during sch hours. speaking of which i havent studied anything.sigh. good luck to me. and i think a math was hard. at least i managed to do erm a few questions? couldnt prove the identity haha and all us sec fours are gonna get it from charissa on thurs. - _ - i'd better get prepared. (bring earmuffs) i think i told the whole world that i groped dawn (not physically!) * gropes dawn* = D oh yeah dawn!"
  • "The only thing that seems to be a similar variant is the word dawn."
  • "Half a foot of overnight snowfall that stops with the dawn is about perfect, guaranteeing that any tracks you cross will be fresh and the snow underfoot will be silent."