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Forenoon vs. Afternoon

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Main Difference

The main difference between Forenoon and Afternoon is that the Forenoon is a part of the day between sunrise and noon and Afternoon is a time of the day between noon and evening.

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  • Forenoon (noun)

    syn of morning: the part of the day between sunrise and noon.

  • Afternoon (noun)

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

  • Afternoon (noun)

    The later part of anything, often with implications of decline.

  • Afternoon (noun)

    A party or social event held in the afternoon.

  • Afternoon (adverb)

    In the afternoon.

  • Afternoon (interjection)

    clipping of good afternoon.

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  • Forenoon (noun)

    the morning

    "the forenoon watch"

    "the wind starts picking up in the forenoon"

  • Afternoon (noun)

    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"

  • Afternoon (adverb)

    in the afternoon; every afternoon.

  • Afternoon (interjection)

    short for good afternoon

Oxford Dictionary
  • Forenoon (noun)

    The early part of the day, from morning to meridian, or noon.

  • Afternoon (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary
  • Forenoon (noun)

    the time period between dawn and noon;

    "I spent the morning running errands"

  • Afternoon (noun)

    the part of the day between noon and evening;

    "he spent a quiet afternoon in the park"

  • Afternoon (noun)

    a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

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