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Noun: evening  eev-ning or ee-vu-ning
  1. The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake";
    - eve, even, eventide
     
  2. A later concluding time period
    "it was the evening of the Roman Empire"
     
  3. The early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way
    "an evening at the opera"
Verb: even  ee-vun
  1. Make level or straight
    "even the ground";
    - flush, level, even out
     
  2. Become even or more even
    "even out the surface";
    - even out
     
  3. Make even or more even
    - even out

Derived forms: evenings

See also: even out

Type of: alter, change, change surface, day, daylight, daytime, modify, period, period of time, regularise [Brit], regularize, time period

Part of: dark, night, nighttime

Encyclopedia: Evening

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