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Evening vs. Night

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Main Difference

The main difference between Evening and Night is that the Evening is a period of the day from 6:00 PM until nighttime and Night is a part of the day when the Sun is not aloft

Wikipedia
  • Evening (noun)

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

  • Evening (noun)

    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.

  • Evening (noun)

    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."

  • Evening (noun)

    A party or gathering held in the evening.

  • Night (noun)

    The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.

    "How do you sleep at night when you attack your kids like that!?"

  • Night (noun)

    An evening or night spent at a particular activity.

    "a night on the town"

  • Night (noun)

    A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.

    "We stayed at the Hilton for five nights."

  • Night (noun)

    Nightfall.

    "from noon till night"

  • Night (noun)

    Darkness.

    "The cat disappeared into the night."

  • Night (noun)

    A dark blue colour, midnight blue.

    "color panel|002266"

  • Night (noun)

    A night's worth of competitions, generally one game.

  • Night (verb)

    To spend a night (in a place), to overnight.

Wiktionary
  • Evening (noun)

    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.

  • Evening (noun)

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

  • Night (noun)

    That part of the natural day when the sun is beneath the horizon, or the time from sunset to sunrise; esp., the time between dusk and dawn, when there is no light of the sun, but only moonlight, starlight, or artificial light.

  • Night (noun)

    Darkness; obscurity; concealment.

  • Night (noun)

    Intellectual and moral darkness; ignorance.

  • Night (noun)

    A lifeless or unenlivened period, as when nature seems to sleep.

Webster Dictionary
  • Evening (noun)

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

    "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"

  • Evening (noun)

    a later concluding time period;

    "it was the evening of the Roman Empire"

  • Evening (noun)

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

    "an evening at the opera"

  • Night (noun)

    the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

  • Night (noun)

    the time between sunset and midnight;

    "he watched television every night"

  • Night (noun)

    the period spent sleeping;

    "I had a restless night"

  • Night (noun)

    the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit;

    "three nights later he collapsed"

  • Night (noun)

    darkness;

    "it vanished into the night"

  • Night (noun)

    a shortening of nightfall;

    "they worked from morning to night"

  • Night (noun)

    a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

  • Night (noun)

    Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx

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