eve meaning

[ i:v ] Pronunciation:   "eve" in a sentence
Noun: eve  eev
  1. The day before
    "he always arrives on the eve of her departure" 
  2. The period immediately before something
    "on the eve of the French Revolution" 
  3. The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    - evening, even, eventide
Noun: Eve  eev
  1. (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

Derived forms: eves

Type of: 24-hour interval, adult female, day, daylight, daytime, mean solar day, period, period of time, solar day, time period, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours, woman

Encyclopedia: Eve Eve, the Apple of My Eye Eve, the Serpent and Death

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<text, tool> (EVE) A DEC product implemented using DEC's Text Processing Utility (TPU).


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  1. adam and eve built an altar of stones.
  2. he dispatched the note on easter eve.
  3. tramcars ran throughout the night on new year 's eve.
  4. eve tempted adam and he fell.
  5. the country was on the eve of the first revolution.

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