Definition of dawn (noun)
- the first light of day
- the earliest period
- "the dawn of civilization"; "the morning of the world"
- synonyms: morning
- an opening time period
- "it was the dawn of the Roman Empire"
Definition of dawn (verb)
- become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
- appear or develop
- "The age of computers had dawned"
- become light
- "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet