Textual thesaurus for "dawn"

(noun) morning

the earliest period

the dawn of civilization; the morning of the world

(noun) break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, aurora, first light, morning, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, sunrise, sunup

the first light of day

we got up before dawn; they talked until morning

(verb) penetrate, get across, get through, fall into place, sink in, click, come home

become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

It dawned on him that she had betrayed him; she was penetrated with sorrow