verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR dawn
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Origin of dawn
OTHER WORDS FROM dawndawnlike, adjectiveun·dawned, adjective
Definition for dawn (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for dawn
When Tien Tzuo joined Salesforce in 1999 as the then startup’s 11th employee, he witnessed “the dawn of SaaS,” or software as a service.
Lows will eventually dip to the low 60s or near 60 in the predawn hours, but readings could begin to fall off more significantly toward dawn.PM Update: Flash flood watch tonight through Thursday morning, with periods of heavy rain likely|Ian Livingston|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
We should tend to stay dry, but there is a slight chance of showers by dawn.PM Update: Record highs in the upper 70s today are replaced by rainy weather on Wednesday|Ian Livingston|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
A couple patches of light fog and clouds near dawn can’t be ruled out.D.C.-area forecast: Comfortable warmth continues for days under generally sunny skies|A. Camden Walker|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
In France, nuclear waste has been reprocessed since the dawn of the industry in the 1940s.Finding homes for the waste that will (probably) outlive humanity|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It then dawned on Sanger, he claimed, that a wiki could be used to help solve the problems he was having with Nupedia.
Then it dawned on him—he could surveil himself for the authorities.
It dawned on Davis (not her real name) that her boyfriend may be cheating.
As dawned crept over the eastern hills, Taita Morales and the other shamans called us inside.
Then it dawned on people that paying for it would involve a hefty middle-class tax increase, on higher-end insurance plans.
The next day dawned as brilliant as the one that had gone before, a golden sun clothing the vast green forest in a luminous light.The Keepers of the Trail|Joseph A. Altsheler
For nearly a year they have been promised manyana, but the to-morrow has not yet dawned.Modern Illustration|Joseph Pennell
For there dawned upon his mind the vision of one Sunday afternoon.Robert Falconer|George MacDonald
When the chill morning dawned, their dead lay cold and stark together.Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland|Henry B. Stanton
The morning of the day of Tiw dawned mistily across the cold North Sea.Ulric the Jarl|William O. Stoddard
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