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Noun dawn has 3 senses
  1. dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow - the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
    --1 is a kind of hour, time of day
    Derived form: verb dawn3
  2. dawn, morning - the earliest period; "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world"
    --2 is a kind of start
    Derived form: verb dawn2
  3. dawn - an opening time period; "it was the dawn of the Roman Empire"
    --3 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    Derived form: verb dawn2
Verb dawn has 3 senses
  1. click, get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place - become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was penetrated with sorrow"
    Sample sentence:
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  2. dawn - appear or develop; "The age of computers had dawned"
    --2 is one way to
    begin, start
    Derived forms: noun dawn3, noun dawn2
    Sample sentence:
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  3. dawn - become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"
    --3 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun dawn1, noun dawning1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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