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Meaning of EVENTIDE

Pronunciation:  'eevun`tId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
 

EVENTIDE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: eve, evening
 
 See Also: day, daylight, daytime, dusk, evenfall, fall, gloaming, guest night, nightfall, sundown, sunset, twilight

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E"ven*tide`\n. [AS. [=ae]fent[=i]d. See {Tide}.]
The time of evening; evening. [Poetic.] --Spenser.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: close of day, cockshut, dimpsy, dusk, eve, even, evening, evensong, gloaming, grayness, nightfall, setting sun, shut of day, sundown, sunset, the expiring day, twilight, vesper
 

 

 

 

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