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Dawn meaning and definition in simple terms


In layman's terms - before sunrise

Dawn Definition & Meaning

Dawn refers to the time of day just before the sun rises, when the sky begins to get lighter and the first light of day starts to appear on the horizon. It is the beginning of the day and marks the transition from night to morning.

Dawn Used in a Sentence

  1. As I woke up at dawn, I could hear the birds singing outside my window.
  2. The fishermen set out on their boats at dawn, hoping to catch a good haul before the sun gets too hot.
  3. I like to go for a jog at dawn when the weather is still cool and the streets are quiet.

Dawn Similar Words & Phrases (Synonyms)

  1. Daybreak
  2. Sunrise
  3. Morning
  4. Aurora
  5. First light

Dawn Opposite Words & Phrases (Antonyms)

  1. Dusk
  2. Sunset
  3. Nightfall
  4. Darkness
  5. Midnight


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