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Definition of 'dawn'

Noun

  1. the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
       Synonyms: dawning morning aurora first light daybreak break of day break of the day dayspring sunrise sunup cockcrow
  2. the earliest period; "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world"
       Synonyms: morning
  3. an opening time period; "it was the dawn of the Roman Empire"

Verb

  1. become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"
       Synonyms: click get through come home get across sink in penetrate fall into place
  2. appear or develop; "The age of computers had dawned"
  3. become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"


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