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The coming of night and day - thesaurus

Synonyms

break

verb

when day breaks, it starts to get light in the morning

close in

literary if night or darkness closes in, it becomes night, or it gets darker

night falls

when night falls, it becomes dark

sunrise

noun

the appearance of the sky when the sun first appears in the morning

sunset

noun

the appearance of the sky when the sun goes down below the horizon at the end of a day

twilight

noun

the light from the sky at twilight

draw out

when the days draw out, it remains light for longer because it will soon be spring

draw in

when the nights or days draw in, it becomes dark earlier in the evening because it will soon be winter

the dawn chorus

noun

British the sound of birds singing at dawn

dawn

verb

if a day or morning dawns, it begins to get light

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close in

literary if the days close in, there are fewer hours of light each day because autumn is starting

darkness/night/dusk falls

it becomes dark in the evening

descend

verb

literary if night or darkness descends, it starts to get dark

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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