dawn

All Noun Verb
44,008 examples (0.07 sec)
  • By the time dawn broke he was still two miles from the town.
  • Many clubs that are open until dawn can be found throughout the city.
  • His mother said that around dawn he left his room for the kitchen.
  • Before dawn, they left and ran down the holy path to the east.
  • Before dawn, these men were to join up with the main army.
  • How suddenly it had dawned upon her that she did not know him! Cited from A Mummer's Tale, by Anatole France
  • She must kill the prince before dawn on the day after his wedding.
  • Then it dawned on him one day that he never had seen her. Cited from Christianity and Progress, by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • He lived with his parents and his nine-year-old sister, Dawn.
  • In summer the march began at dawn or before, but usually did not last the entire day.
  • We had, however, made good about four or five miles when day dawned. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The next day at dawn the brothers walked to and stood beside the large lake.
  • It dawned upon him then that he too could do great things.
  • With these words the entire situation dawned upon him for the first time. Cited from Beth Norvell, by Randall Parrish
  • Finally the present day dawned and with it what we call the short-story. Cited from The Short-story, by William Patterson Atkinson
  • When he had finished his letter, he saw that the day had dawned. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • Towards dawn, he noticed that she had become a beautiful young woman.
  • By dawn the British were through the pass and stopped so that the troops could rest.
  • If his means of education have been limited, a better day is dawning upon him. Cited from Trial and Triumph, by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  • At last there dawned the most beautiful day of all the days of my life. Cited from Autobiography of St. The're`se of Lisieux, by The're`se Martin (of Lisieux)
  • Next »

Meaning of dawn

  • noun The first light of day
    we got up before dawn, they talked until morning
  • noun The earliest period
    the dawn of civilization, the morning of the world
  • noun An opening time period
    it was the dawn of the Roman Empire
  • verb Appear or develop
    The age of computers had dawned
  • verb Become light
    It started to dawn, and we had to get up