Noun > Eve

Noun – Eve


1 literary : EVENING

one pleasant summer’s eve

“…from noon to dewy eve…” — John Milton, Paradise Lost (1667)

2 : the evening or the day before a special day — usually singular

New Year’s Eve

Christmas Eve

3 : the period of time just before an important event — used in the phrase on the eve of

The students were nervous on the eve of their graduation.