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Definitions of "eve"

  • The evening or day preceding a special day, such as a holiday. noun
  • The period immediately preceding a certain event: the eve of war. noun
  • Evening. noun
  • The day or night before, usually used for holidays, such as Christmas Eve. noun
  • Evening, night. noun
  • To come before something, usually used for holidays, such as Christmas Eve. verb
  • Evening. noun
  • The evening before a holiday, -- from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset, not at midnight; ; also, the period immediately preceding some important event. noun
  • To become damp.
  • The close of the day; the evening. noun
  • The night or evening (often, and specifically in the Roman Catholic Church, the day and night) before certain holy days of the church, marked more or less generally by religious and popular observances. noun
  • The period just preceding some specific event; a space of time proximate to the occurrence of something: as, the eve of a battle; on the eve of a revolution. noun
  • A hen-roost. noun
  • the period immediately before something noun
  • the day before noun
  • (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden noun
  • the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall) noun

The word "eve" in example sentences

Meanwhile, all I have for Chinese New Year eve is just instant noodle with a fried egg.. [Sad New Year]

Can you imagine it sending chills up your spine and tears in your eyes such as when the crew of Apollo 8 read Genesis on live TV on Christmas eve from the moon, as we saw earthrise for the first time in human history?. [Thinking About the Vision - NASA Watch]

Xmas eve is the night of most family celebrations, xmas day is almost just another day.. [Christmas Travel to Yucatan]

You dont need to create a new char when you hit some kind of “level” limit (there is no limit in eve, you can learn everything there is, given time).. [EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The incredible tale of spys, double agents, and assasination in EVE Online]

| Reply from what i remember eve has allowed trading of in game currency for real currency. there are around 2 or 3 such games allowing credits trade and eve is one of them. um .... [EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The incredible tale of spys, double agents, and assasination in EVE Online]

The sixth day they commonly called the eve of the sabbath: "To wash their clothes on the fifth day of the sabbath, and eat onions on the eve of the sabbath.". [From the Talmud and Hebraica]

The woman whose whole existence, from early dawn to dewy eve, is regulated by a standard of manners imposed upon her from without, whose ideals are purely artificial and equally reflected, will suddenly, and at an unexpected moment, reveal another and fundamental side of her nature of which she herself has probably lived in entire ignorance.. [Marriage as a Trade]

Pronounce the word eve, for example, slowly and distinctly, observing the sounds which compose the word, and the movements of the organs in producing them.. [The American Union Speaker]

I will give you a brief synopsis of three potentially award-winning scripts: 1) A cheapskate who falls asleep Christmas eve is visited by the ghosts of x-mas past, present and future.. [Writing For Hollywood]

LATTIMORE: You know, it is estimated that it will be there Christmas eve, which is very, very interesting.. [CNN Transcript Nov 14, 2009]

And Democrats say they welcome every passing dawn with relief, fearful that the next one will bring a development that could fundamentally alter the nature of the race, like the re-emergence of Osama bin Laden on election eve, which is what happened in 2004.. [October 2006]

William E. Nelson has studied the background and careers of the eleven men who served as justices of the superior court of Massachusetts between 1760 and 1774, on the eve, that is, of the Revolution.. [A History of American Law]

See, it doesn't matter who the Dumbos run or whether he or she will actually lose or not, Pappy and his Little Bushes Gang know the Dumbos will give up and concede before eleven o'clock election eve, which is the latest any rich man I know will stay up, no matter what's at stake or that the press portrays him as working 24 hours a day, which is guaranteed total bullshit.. [Democrats Are DUMBOcrats]

Now, when the Passover eve, that is the fourteenth day of the first month, was at hand, it was found that the great majority of the people did not bring with them the prescribed sacrifices, either because they did not know of the custom or because they were too poor.. [Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile)]

There is a rather rough but pretty west country carol for Christmas eve, which is to be found in Davies Giddy, or Gilbert's _Ancient. [A Righte Merrie Christmasse The Story of Christ-Tide]

The form of these houses is an oblong square; the floor or foundation every way shorter than the eve, which is about four feet from the ground.. [A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 14]

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