What is evening?

  • (noun): A later concluding time period.
    Example: "It was the evening of the Roman Empire"
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Evening

Evening in its primary meaning is the period of the day between afternoon and night. Though the term is subjective, evening is typically understood to begin just before dusk, when temperatures begin to fall, and last until just after nightfall, when complete darkness has been reached.

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Evening
... Evening in its primary meaning is the period of the day between afternoon and night ... Though the term is subjective, evening is typically understood to begin just before dusk, when temperatures begin to fall, and last until just after nightfall, when complete darkness has been ... Companies often use the time of 500 pm to mark the beginning of the evening, for example with evening telephone call rates ...

More definitions of "evening":

  • (noun): The early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way.
    Example: "An evening at the opera"
  • (noun): The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall).
    Example: "He enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
    Synonyms: eve, eventide

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