eve eve  /ˈiv/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (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
  2. (n) the day before
  3. (n) the period immediately before something
  4. (n) the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

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Usage(s):

  1. The Lady Eve: The picture returns the lately heavily dramatic Barbara Stanwyck to glamor and reveals homespun Henry Fonda as one of the screen's most socially eligible juveniles.
  2. While Christmas eve services are more popular than ever, Americans tend to stay home the next day.
  3. On the eve of the election, polls anointed him a prohibitive favorite.

News

  1. Marcos Breton: Unfortunately it's still a big story to be an athlete and gay

    On the eve of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could decide the fate of marriage equality, several annoyances are ruining the majesty of the moment for me.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

  2. Eve Plumb Meets Texas Comedy in ‘Unbroken Circle’

    Unbroken Circle Eve Plumb is part of the unfortunate family in this Texas comedy-drama by James Wesley, who also acts in the production at St. Luke's Theater.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Realogy issues OK’d in Madison on eve of governor’s visit

    MADISON – On the eve of the company’s scheduled morning ribbon-cutting with Gov. Chris Christie today, Thursday, June 20, representatives of the Realogy Corporation at 175 Park Ave. came before the bo
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Madison Eagle

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Quotes

  1. "On the eve of my [1979] wedding, my father showed up, determined to stop it," Phillips, who was a teenager and strung out on drugs at the time, writes. "I had tons of pills, and Dad had tons of everything too. Eventually I passed out on...
    on Sep 23, 2009 By: Mackenzie Phillips Source: FOXNews

  2. "All of Major League Baseball is saddened today by the passing of Bobby Murcer, particularly on the eve of this historic All-Star game at Yankee Stadium, a place he called home for so many years," commissioner Bud Selig said. "Bobby was a...
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: Bud Selig Source: USA Today

  3. "It's the eve of showtime," space station commander Mike Fincke told flight controllers on the ground. "Everyone get some rest. We're going to have a great day tomorrow."
    on Nov 15, 2008 By: Michael Fincke Source: FOXNews

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