morn|ing1 W1S1 [ˈmo:nıŋ US ˈmo:r-] n [U and C]
[Date: 1200-1300; Origin: morn + -ing (as in evening)]
1.) the early part of the day, from when the sun rises until 12 o'clock in the middle of the day
It was a nice sunny morning.
I hated those cold winter mornings.
Classes start in the morning and go through the whole day.
He stayed in bed late on Sunday morning .
I'll see you tomorrow morning.
I only met her yesterday morning .
I'm not feeling too good this morning .
Next morning I went to the bank.
It was still only late morning .
He took the early morning train.
a copy of the morning paper
2.) the part of the day from 12 o'clock at night until 12 o'clock in the middle of the day
two/four o'clock in the morning
The phone rang at three in the morning.
It's four o'clock in the morning.
I woke up in the small hours of the morning (=very early, before dawn) .
3.) in the morning
if something will happen in the morning, it will happen during the morning of the following day
I'll deal with that in the morning.
4.) mornings
during the morning of each day
She works mornings at the local school.
5.) morning, noon, and night
used to emphasize that something happens a lot or continuously
I was on duty morning, noon, and night.
COLLOCATES for sense 1
in the morning(s)
on Monday/Friday/Saturday etc morning
tomorrow morning
yesterday morning
this morning (=today in the morning)
(the) next morning
late morning
early morning
morning sun/light/mist
morning 2
morning2 interjection
used to greet someone in the morning
Morning, Dave. How are you?

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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