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Afternoon vs. Evening

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Afternoonnoun

The part of the day from noon or lunchtime until sunset, evening, or suppertime or 6pm.

Eveningnoun

The time of the day between dusk and night, when it gets dark.

Afternoonnoun

(figuratively) The later part of anything, often with implications of decline.

Eveningnoun

The time of the day between the approximate time of midwinter dusk and midnight (compare afternoon); the period after the end of regular office working hours.

Afternoonnoun

(informal) A party or social event held in the afternoon.

Eveningnoun

(figuratively) A concluding time period; a point in time near the end of something; the beginning of the end of something.

‘It was the evening of the Roman Empire.’;

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Afternoonadverb

(more often in the plural) In the afternoon.

Eveningnoun

A party or gathering held in the evening.

Afternooninterjection

clipping of good afternoon.

Eveningnoun

The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sun.

‘In the ascending scaleOf heaven, the stars that usher evening rose.’;

Afternoonnoun

The part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening.

Eveningnoun

The latter portion, as of life; the declining period, as of strength or glory.

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Afternoonnoun

the part of the day between noon and evening;

‘he spent a quiet afternoon in the park’;

Eveningnoun

the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall);

‘he enjoyed the evening light across the lake’;

Afternoonnoun

a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

Eveningnoun

a later concluding time period;

‘it was the evening of the Roman Empire’;

Afternoonnoun

the time from noon or lunchtime to evening

‘I'll be back at three in the afternoon’; ‘I telephoned this afternoon’; ‘she worked on Tuesday afternoons’;

Eveningnoun

the early part of night (from dinner until bedtime) spent in a special way;

‘an evening at the opera’;

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Afternoonadverb

in the afternoon; every afternoon.

Evening

Evening is the period of a day from the end of the afternoon to the beginning of night. The exact times when evening begins and ends depend on location, time of year, and culture, but it is generally regarded as beginning when the Sun is low in the sky and lasting until the end of twilight.

Afternooninterjection

short for good afternoon

Afternoon

Afternoon is the time of the day between noon and evening. It is the time when the sun is descending from its peak in the sky to somewhat before its terminus at the horizon in the west.

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