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Synonyms for sunrise

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  1. sunrisenoun

    dawn, sparrow-fart, sunup, crack of dawn

  2. sunrisenoun

    Pertaining to an unusually early time of day.

    The sunrise-service will be at 6:30AM.

    dawn, sunup, crack of dawn, sparrow-fart

  3. sunrisenoun

    The change in color of the sky at dawn.

    Did you see the beautiful sunrise this morning?

    sparrow-fart, dawn, sunup, crack of dawn

  4. sunrisenoun

    Any great awakening.

    It was the sunrise of her spirit.

    sparrow-fart, sunup, crack of dawn, dawn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrownoun

    the first light of day

    "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"

    break of day, dayspring, good morning, break of the day, aurora, morn, sunup, first light, morning, morning time, forenoon, daybreak, dawn, dawning, cockcrow

    sunset, sundown, old

  2. sunrisenoun

    atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily appearance of the sun

    break of day, dayspring, break of the day, dawn, sunup, first light, morning, daybreak, aurora, dawning, cockcrow

    sundown, sunset, old

  3. sunriseadjective

    the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon

    break of day, dayspring, break of the day, dawn, sunup, first light, morning, daybreak, aurora, dawning, cockcrow

    sunset, sundown, old

  4. sunrise(a)adjective

    of an industry or technology; new and developing

    "high-technology sunrise industries"

    sunset, sundown, old

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sunrisenoun

    daybreak, dawn, aurora

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sunrise":

    aurore, shorouq, dawn, sunup, sunset, daybreak, chunghsing, daylight

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How to use sunrise in a sentence?

  1. Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 Coda:

    All you umpires, back to the bleachers. Referees, hit the showers. It's my game. I pitch, I hit, I catch. I run the bases. At sunset, I've won or lost. At sunrise, I'm out again, giving it the old try.

  2. Daniel Lau:

    We were walking floor by floor, the special thing about urbex is that there could be something interesting on any floor, around any corner. After climbing 49 floors, we reached the top and waited for the sunrise.

  3. Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It:

    At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear." It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us." You can love completely without complete understanding.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Every sunrise gives you reason to hope. Every darkness of night teaches you patience.

  5. Endoro New-world , a local:

    At sunrise, a group from the community in company of the SPDC surveillance team was able to locate the site of the blast.

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