night

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کلمه
night
معنی: 

شب ، غروب ، زمانی که خورشید غروب کرده باشد و روشنایی روز رفته باشد. 

معادل فارسی: 

شب

بعد از غروب

تاریکی شب

شبانه

مثال: 

These animals only come out at night.

این حیوانات فقط شبها بیرون می آیند.

Let's go out on friday night.

بیا جمعه شب بریم بیرون .

 

 

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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

night

night S1 W1 /naɪt/ noun [uncountable and countable]
[Word Family: noun: night, midnight, nightie; adverb: overnight, nightly; adjective: nightly, overnight]
[Language: Old English; Origin: niht]
1. WHEN IT IS DARK the dark part of each 24-hour period when the sun cannot be seen and when most people sleep OPP day:
It was a cold moonlit night.
I didn’t sleep too well last night.
at night
At night the temperature drops below zero.
in/during the night
He woke up twice during the night.
by night
Many animals hunt by night.
(on) Friday night/that night etc
There was a storm on Friday night.
GRAMMAR
Use at night when talking about what generally or regularly happens then:
The noise of the traffic keeps me awake at night.
Use in the night when talking about an event that happens at some time during the night:
There had been heavy rain in the night.
Use by night to say what a person or animal does at night:
We travelled by night.
When you are mentioning a time before midnight, use at night:
ten o'clock at night
When you are mentioning a time after midnight, use in the morning:
four in the morning
2. EVENING the time during the evening until you go to bed:
We had a really good meal last night.
They stay in and watch television every night.
She recognised him from the night before (=the previous evening).
My parents are coming for dinner tomorrow night.
Friday/Saturday etc night
There’s a party at Ben’s place on Saturday night.
We were on our way back from a night out (=an evening when you go to a party, restaurant, theatre etc) at the theatre.
Anna doesn’t like him walking home late at night.
quiz night/student night etc (=an evening when a particular event happens, especially at a bar, club etc)
3. nights if you do something nights, you do it regularly or often at night:
I work nights, so I’m usually asleep during the day.
4. night! spoken used to say goodbye to someone when it is late in the evening or when they are going to bed SYN good night:
Night! See you tomorrow!
5. night night! spoken used to say goodbye to someone, especially a child, when they are going to bed
6. night and day/day and night all the time:
The store is guarded day and night.
We had to work night and day to get it finished.
7. night or day/day or night at any time:
You can call me any time, night or day.
8. night after night every night for a long period:
He’s out drinking night after night.
9. first night/opening night the first performance of a play or show ⇒ premiere:
We saw ‘Riverdance’ on its opening night.
10. spend the night with somebody/spend the night together to sleep with someone and have sex with them:
And you thought we spent the night together?
11. a good night’s sleep a night when you sleep well:
You’ll feel better after a good night’s sleep.
12. (have a) late/early night to go to bed later or earlier than usual:
I think I’ll have an early night. ⇒ late-night
13. last thing at night at the end of the day, just before you go to bed:
You should water plants either first thing in the morning or last thing at night.
⇒ nightly
• • •

COLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + night

last night It rained last night.
tomorrow night I should be back by tomorrow night.
Friday/Saturday etc night I haven't seen him since Thursday night.
an early night (=when you go to bed early) I'm really tired - I need an early night.
a late night (=when you go to bed late) We had a late night last night.
a long night (=a night when you do not sleep or you work hard) Everyone was tired and grumpy. It had been a long night.
a sleepless night She had spent a sleepless night wondering what to do.

verbs

spend a night somewhere (=sleep somewhere) We spent two nights at the Grand Hotel.
stay the night (=sleep at someone's house) You're welcome to stay the night if you like.
have a bad night (=not sleep well, especially when you are ill) I had a bad night last night.
night falls written (=it starts to become dark) It grew colder as night fell.
the night wears on (=continues) The pain gradually got better as the night wore on.

night + NOUN

the night sky We looked up at the stars in the night sky.
the night air The night air was scented with pine wood.
a night train/bus/flight I took the night train to Fort William.

phrases

all night He looked as if he'd been up all night.
all night long (=used to emphasize that something continues for the whole night) The noise continued all night long!
late at night We often get to bed very late at night.
at this time of night (=used when something happens very late at night, and you are surprised) Why are you calling me at this time of night?
late/far into the night (=until very late at night) Staff worked late into the night to make necessary repairs.
in the middle of the night She woke up suddenly in the middle of the night.
in/at the dead of night literary (=in the middle of the night when it is quiet) He drove through the countryside in the dead of night.
day and night/night and day (=all the time) The phones rang day and night.
morning, noon, and night (=all the time) She nagged at him morning, noon, and night.

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

night
night (EVENING) /naɪt/
noun
1 [C or U] the period of time between the late afternoon and going to bed; the evening:
Shall we go dancing on Saturday night?
We've been out every night this week.
She's a singer in a bar by night and a secretary by day.

2 [S] the evening on which a special event happens:
When's the last night of your show?
The first/opening night of her new film was a great success.

nightly /ˈnaɪt.li/
adjective, adverb
(happening) every evening:
They're appearing/performing twice nightly at the Playhouse Theatre.
a nightly visit/news broadcast

night (DARK PERIOD) /naɪt/
noun [C or U] 
the part of every 24 hour period when it is dark because there is very little light from the sun:
It gets cold at night.
I slept really badly last night.
I spent the night at Ted's.
He took the night ferry/train.

nightly /ˈnaɪt.li/
adjective, adverb 
(happening) every night:
Nightly bombardment of the city looks set to continue.

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

night

night [night nights]   [naɪt]    [naɪt]  noun uncountable, countable

1. the time between one day and the next when it is dark, when people usually sleep

• These animals only come out at night. 

• They sleep by day and hunt by night. 

• The accident happened on Friday night. 

• on the night of 10 January/January 10 

• Did you hear the storm last night? 

• I lay awake all night. 

• Where did you spend the night? 

• You're welcome to stay the night here. 

• What is he doing calling at this time of night? 

• You'll feel better after you've had a good night's sleep. 

• The trip was for ten nights. 

• The hotel costs €65 per person per night. 

• the night train/boat/flight 

• Night fell (= it became dark). 

2. the evening until you go to bed

• Let's go out on Saturday night. 

• Bill's parents came for dinner last night. 

• She doesn't like to walk home late at night. 

• I saw her in town the other night (= a few nights ago). 

• I'm working late tomorrow night. 

see also  goodnight

3. an evening when a special event happens

• the first/opening night (= of a play, film/movie, etc.) 

• a karaoke night 

• an Irish/a Scottish, etc. night (= with Irish/Scottish music, entertainment, etc.) 

see also  stag night  

more at it'll be all right on the night at  all right  adj., dance the night away at  dance  v., in the/at dead of night at  dead  n., morning, noon and night at  morning, spend the night togetherspend the night with sb at  spend  v., the still of the night at  still  n., things that go bump in the night at  thing

Idioms: day and night ▪ have a bad night ▪ have a night on the tiles ▪ have an a late night ▪ night and day ▪ night night ▪ night out

Derived Word: nights 
 

Word Origin:

Old English neaht, niht, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch nacht and German Nacht, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin nox and Greek nux. 
 

Thesaurus:

night noun

1. U, C

• Where did you spend the night? 

night-time • • the middle of the night • • midnight • • the early hours • |informal the small hours • 

Opp: day 

in the night/night-time/middle of the night/early hours/small hours

at night/night-time/midnight

(well) into the night/early hours/small hours

Night, night-time or the middle of the night? A night can be seen as either a completed or a continuing period of time; night-time is seen as a continuing, not a completed period; the middle of the night is a point in time during the night: 

• I lay awake all night. 

• during the night/night-time 

 ¤ during the middle of the night 

2. U, C

• She came round for dinner last night. 

evening • • dusk • • twilight • • sunset • |especially AmE, especially written sundown • |literary nightfall • 

Opp: morning 

at night/dusk/twilight/sunset/sundown/nightfall

tomorrow/yesterday/Monday night/evening

night/evening/dusk falls 

Night or evening? Evening emphasizes the earlier hours, from about 6 pm onwards; night emphasizes the later part of the evening and can include the early hours of the next day 

• We were up late last night and didn't get to bed till 2 am. 

Night can also mean the whole time till it gets light 

• I'm going to my sister's for the evening (= and coming back later in the evening). 

• I'm going to my sister's for the night (= and not coming back until the morning). 

 

Example Bank:

• Ask your Mum if you can stay the night. 

• Fancy a night out? 

• He had plans to spend a quiet night at home. 

• He spent another lonely night in front of the television. 

• I lie awake at night worrying. 

• I saw her the other night. 

• I think I'll have an early night. 

• I was getting myself ready for a night out. 

• I woke in the night. 

• One fateful night he was involved in an accident that changed his life forever. 

• Paris by night 

• She doesn't like to walk home late at night. 

• She kissed him good night. 

• The hotel costs €265 per person per night. 

• The night fell quickly. 

• They decided to make a night of it and went on to a club. 

• They spent the night in Bristol. 

• a drunken night of partying 

• the last night of the play's run 

• Did you hear the storm last night? 

• I lay awake all night. 

• I'm taking the night train. 

• I'm working late tomorrow night. 

• My mother-in-law came for dinner last night. 

• Some nights he comes home late. 

• These animals only come out at night. 

• They sleep by day and hunt by night. 

• What is he doing calling at this time of night? 

• Where did you spend the night? 

• Where were you on the night of 10 January? 

• You'll feel better after a good night's sleep. 

• You're welcome to stay the night here. 

 

 

Wiktionary

Night

  noun
The goddess of the night in Heathenry .

 

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night

   1. noun
a) The period between sunset and sunrise , when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.
a night on the town
b) An evening or night spent at a particular activity.
We stayed at the Hilton for five nights.
Syn: evening , sleep , dark , dusk , nightfall , sundown , sunset , twilight , blackness , darkness , gloom , obscurity , shadow
Ant: day , brightness , daylight , light
2. interjection
Short for good night
Night all! Thanks for a great evening!

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