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Noun: dawning  do-ning
  1. The first light of day
    - dawn, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow
Verb: dawn  don
  1. Become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him";
    - click, get through, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place
     
  2. Appear or develop
    "The age of computers had dawned"
     
  3. Become light
    "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"

Derived forms: dawnings

Type of: begin, change, hour, start, time of day

Encyclopedia: Dawning

Dawn, Missouri