Definition of Eve

1. Noun. (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.

Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: Adult Female, Woman



2. Noun. The day before. "He always arrives on the eve of her departure"

3. Noun. The period immediately before something. "On the eve of the French Revolution"
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period

4. 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"
Exact synonyms: Even, Evening, Eventide
Generic synonyms: Day, Daylight, Daytime
Specialized synonyms: Guest Night
Terms within: Sundown, Sunset, Crepuscle, Crepuscule, Dusk, Evenfall, Fall, Gloam, Gloaming, Nightfall, Twilight

Definition of Eve

1. n. Evening.

Definition of Eve

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) According to the Bible and Qur'an, the first woman and mother of the human race; Adam's wife. ¹

2. Proper noun. An unspecified primordial woman, from whom many or all people are descended. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Hebrew female given name). ¹

4. Noun. The day or night before, usually used for holidays, such as Christmas Eve. ¹

5. Noun. Evening, night. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eve

1. evening [n -S] - See also: evening

Medical Definition of Eve

1. 1. Evening. "Winter oft, at eve resumes the breeze." (Thomson) 2. The evening before a holiday, from the Jewish mode of reckoning the day as beginning at sunset. Not at midnight; as, Christians eve is the evening before Christmas; also, the period immediately preceding some important event. "On the eve of death. " Eve churr, the European goatsucker or nightjar. Synonym: night churr, and churr owl. See: Even. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eve

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even-keel
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