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EVENTIDE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does eventide mean? 

EVENTIDE (noun)
  The noun EVENTIDE has 1 sense:

1. the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

  Familiarity information: EVENTIDE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EVENTIDE (noun)


Sense 1eventide [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

even; evening; eventide; eve

Context example:

he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

Hypernyms ("eventide" is a kind of...):

day; daylight; daytime (the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside)

Meronyms (parts of "eventide"):

sundown; sunset (the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon)

crepuscle; crepuscule; dusk; evenfall; fall; gloam; gloaming; nightfall; twilight (the time of day immediately following sunset)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "eventide"):

guest night (an evening when members of a club or college can bring their friends as guests)


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