[ UK /nˈa‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /ˈnaɪt/ ]
  1. the time between sunset and midnight
    he watched television every night
  2. a shortening of nightfall
    they worked from morning to night
  3. a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom
  4. the period spent sleeping
    I had a restless night
  5. darkness
    it vanished into the night
  6. the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit
    three nights later he collapsed
  7. the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
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How To Use night In A Sentence

  • She promised coolth in San Francisco, where Julia had set her heart on spending the night.
  • That these are things as silently present and inarguable as iron, or night. Times, Sunday Times
  • Another friend notes a shift in the type of gifts given at wedding showers, a reversion to 1950s-style offerings: soup ladles and frilly aprons are being unwrapped along with see-through nighties and push-up bras.
  • I blame it all on becca who called me in the middle of the night to talk to me all about how the two best friends names are Kate and Becca and that the main character lives in apartment 601 as my address and other kooky details that i have been trying to forget nightly since i saw that movie, And then every sound is that kid coming out of the television and im only writing about it now in order to expunge as i fear she will grab hold of my foot from under the desk and eat me or turn me into something decomposing or whatever it is she does. i-claudius Diary Entry
  • She was carrying her overnight case and a basket of dried flowers-statice, strawflower, and immortelle in the pastel colors referred to in seed catalogues as "art shades": fawn, apricot, mauve, and pale yellow. Incubus
  • And I think the resort is about 25% overpriced, considering the worn-down state of the place and the fact you can get a two-night package at the definitely more upmarket Avillion in Port Dickson (also not really PD, but a dozen kilometres south) from about RM800 as well. Vacations: Tiara Beach Resort — Fusion Despatches
  • She works days as a chambermaid at a local hotel and at night lies awake fearing the sound of his tread.
  • She suffered minor smoke inhalation and was discharged from hospital last night. The Sun
  • The rest of the explanation seeps out gradually as midnight melts into the early hours. Times, Sunday Times
  • Tonight is a big night, because tonight I am going to my first creative writing class.
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