Evening - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːvnɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word evening
Brit.  |ˈiːv(ə)nɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word evening
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to even

noun

- the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)(syn: eve, even, eventide)

he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

- a later concluding time period

it was the evening of the Roman Empire

- the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way

an evening at the opera

Examples

We're going out to dinner this evening.

They left on the evening of July 26.

We're looking forward to an evening at the theater.

He met her in the evening of his life.

I do most of my studying in the evening.

What are you doing tomorrow evening?

Peter left yesterday evening.

I'll see you this evening.

It was early evening by the time we got home.

We had just finished our evening meal when the doorbell rang.

Evening, Joe. Everything all right?

he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

it was the evening of the Roman Empire

She goes to the office every morning and comes home in the evening.

We'll need someone to man the phones this evening.

Word forms

noun
singular: evening
plural: evenings
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