night

noun
1 when it is dark and most people sleep
ADJECTIVE
last, tomorrow
the next, the previous
the entire, the whole
Friday, Saturday, etc.
early, late

I think I'll have an early night (= go to bed early).

long
winter, etc.
bad, fitful, restless, rough, sleepless
restful
lonely
black, dark, moonless, pitch-black
clear, moonlit, starlit, starry
beautiful
cloudy
chilly, cold, foggy, freezing, rainy, snowy, stormy
humid, muggy, warm
wedding
VERB + NIGHT
have
spend

They spent the night in a hotel.

stay

Ask your mother if you can stay the night.

NIGHT + VERB
come, fall

The night fell quickly.

progress, wear on

As the night wore on, it grew colder.

NIGHT + NOUN
air, sky
breeze
duty, patrol, shift
sight, vision
sweats, terrors
PREPOSITION
at night

I lie awake at night worrying.

by night

Paris by night

during the night, in the night

I woke in the night.

for a/the night, on Friday, etc. night, per night

The hotel costs €265 per person per night.

through the night, throughout the night
PHRASES
all night long
at this time of night
day and night, night and day (= all the time)
a good night's sleep
good night

She kissed him good night.

in the dead of night (= in the middle of the night)
morning, noon and night (= all the time)
2 time between late afternoon and when you go to bed
ADJECTIVE
last, tomorrow
Friday, Saturday, etc.
weekday
the other

I saw her the other night (= a few nights ago).

the next, the previous
lonely

He spent another lonely night in front of the television.

busy, eventful
quiet

He had plans to spend a quiet night at home.

fateful

One fateful night he was involved in an accident that changed his life forever.

NIGHT + NOUN
school
PREPOSITION
at night

She doesn't like to walk home late at night.

by night
on Friday, etc. night
3 evening when a special event happens
ADJECTIVE
first, opening
last

the last night of the play's run

big, eventful, fun, great, memorable
drunken

a drunken night of partying

dance, election, karaoke, prom (AmE), quiz (esp. BrE)
Halloween
PHRASES
make a night of it

They decided to make a night of it and went on to a club.

a night out

I was getting myself ready for a night out.

a girls' night out


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  • Night — (n[imac]t), n. [OE. night, niht, AS. neaht, niht; akin to D. nacht, OS. & OHG. naht, G. nacht, Icel. n[=o]tt, Sw. natt, Dan. nat, Goth. nahts, Lith. naktis, Russ. noche, W. nos, Ir. nochd, L. nox, noctis, Gr. ny x, nykto s, Skr. nakta, nakti.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • night — W1S1 [naıt] n [U and C] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(when it is dark)¦ 2¦(evening)¦ 3 nights 4 night! 5 night night! 6 night and day/day and night 7 night or day/day or night 8 night after night 9 first night/opening night …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • night — (n.) O.E. niht (W.Saxon neaht, Anglian næht, neht) night, darkness; the vowel indicating that the modern word derives from oblique cases (gen. nihte, dat. niht), from P.Gmc. *nakht (Cf. O.S., O.H.G. naht, O.Fris., Du., nacht, Ger. Nacht, O.N.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • night — [nīt] n. [ME niht < OE, akin to Ger nacht < IE base * nekwt , * nokwt > Gr nyx (gen. nyktos), L nox (gen. noctis), night] 1. a) the period from sunset to sunrise b) the period of actual darkness after sunset and before sunrise; also, a… …   English World dictionary

  • night|ly — «NYT lee», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. done, happening, or appearing every night: »nightly attacks, nightly disorder. 2. done, happening, or appearing at night: »nightly dew, a nightly visitor. 3. of or belonging to night; characteristic of night …   Useful english dictionary

  • night — (izg. nȃjt) DEFINICIJA 1. ž noć [London by night London noću] 2. prid. <indekl.> noćni (i jedno i drugo u vezama riječi) SINTAGMA night club (izg. night klȁb) noćni klub, bar, klub kao ugostiteljsko mjesto otvorenog ili zatvorenog tipa koji …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Night — ist der Name folgender Personen: Candice Night (* 1971), US amerikanische Rocksängerin Julie Night (* 1978), US amerikanische Pornodarstellerin Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • night — s.m.inv. ES ingl. night club {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1960. ETIMO: tratto dalla loc. night club …   Dizionario italiano

  • night — /ingl. naɪt/ [ingl., accorc. di night club] s. m. inv. (fam.) V. night club (ingl.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • night — ► NOUN 1) the time from sunset to sunrise. 2) the darkness of night. 3) literary nightfall. 4) an evening. ► ADVERB (nights) informal ▪ at night. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • night|ed — «NY tihd», adjective. Archaic. 1. made dark as night: »nighted colour (Shakespeare). 2. overtaken by night; benighted: »Upon the nighted pilgrim s way (Scott) …   Useful english dictionary

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