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Meaning of SUNRISE

Pronunciation:  'sun`rIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon
  2. [n]  atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun
  3. [n]  the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"

SUNRISE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: aurora, break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, first light, morning, sunup
 Antonyms: sundown, sunset
 See Also: atmospheric phenomenon, hour, periodic event, recurrent event, time of day



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sun"rise`\, Sunrising \Sun"ris`ing\, n.
1. The first appearance of the sun above the horizon in the
   morning; more generally, the time of such appearance,
   whether in fair or cloudy weather; as, to begin work at
   sunrise. ``The tide of sunrise swells.'' --Keble.

2. Hence, the region where the sun rises; the east.

         Which were beyond Jordan toward the sunrising.
                                               --Deut. iv. 47
                                               (Rev. Ver.)

         Full hot and fast the Saxon rides, with rein of
         travel slack, And, bending o'ev his saddle, leaves
         the sunrise at his back.              --Whittier.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing the sunrise in your dream, represents new beginnings, renewal of life and energy, and fulfillment of your goals and purpose. It may also denote that you are about to embark on a new adventure in your personal life.