verb (used without object)
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Origin of dawn
SYNONYMS FOR dawn
OTHER WORDS FROM dawndawnlike, adjectiveun·dawned, adjective
Words nearby dawn
Definition for dawn (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for dawn
When the voice assistant was released six years ago, it represented the dawn of a new kind of relationship with personal technology.
Once worn by most women in indigenous communities across the region, these “111” tattoos had all but vanished by the dawn of the millennium like many local symbols and traditions, thanks to centuries of cultural extermination.
“We are witnessing the dawn of a new age,” HP CEO Enrique Lores said at the company’s Reinvent conference this year.HP’s CEO on how the pandemic is accelerating change in technology and business|McKenna Moore|October 13, 2020|Fortune
The paper shows that by fully exploring the potential of chemicals that could plausibly have existed at the dawn of life, “you can uncover things that would not have been obvious if you had this narrow view of what you think should have occurred.”New Clues to Chemical Origins of Metabolism at Dawn of Life|John Rennie|October 12, 2020|Quanta Magazine
It took workers until shortly before dawn the next day to retrieve Taylor’s body.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
Shortly after dawn, there was another outbreak of deadly force.
Andy Serkis, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Do you want to be on the wrong side of history, Academy?Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Emily Kinney told me that Beth and Dawn understood and respected each other on a certain level.
But in another world, Beth stabs Dawn and she is bleeding and none of those other cops are helping her get to a doctor.
Do you think Beth knew what would happen if she stabbed Dawn with those scissors?
The flotilla—mother-ship, tugs and all—was out to sea long before the dawn.World's War Events, Volume III|Various
The grey light of dawn faintly illumined this scene of carnage, and its pale, cold gleams mingled with the ruddy glow of the fire.Annals of a Fortress|E. Viollet-le-Duc
It was resolved to attack the Dervish position at Kerma at dawn.The River War|Winston S. Churchill
At dawn I found myself close by my own door, and the Spaniard fled towards the Atocha gate.'Parisians in the Country|Honore de Balzac
At dawn on the 5th, the river was found by the West Australians to be held by the enemy.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI)|Louis Creswicke
British Dictionary definitions for dawn
Derived forms of dawndawnlike, adjective
Word Origin for dawn
Idioms and Phrases with dawn
In addition to the idiom beginning with dawn
- dawn on
- crack of dawn
- light dawned