[ i:v ] Pronunciation: "eve" in a sentence
Noun: eve eev
- The day before
"he always arrives on the eve of her departure"
- The period immediately before something
"on the eve of the French Revolution"
- The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
- evening, even, eventide
- (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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- adam and eve built an altar of stones.
- he dispatched the note on easter eve.
- tramcars ran throughout the night on new year 's eve.
- eve tempted adam and he fell.
- the country was on the eve of the first revolution.