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Eve

Noun

1 (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 the day before; "he always arrives on the eve of her departure"
3 the period immediately before something; "on the eve of the French Revolution"
4 the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake" [syn: evening, eventide]

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English

Etymology

From Middle English, compare the noun even

Pronunciation

Noun

eve
  1. The day or night before,usually used for holidays, such as Christmas Eve.
  2. Evening, night.

Translations

day or night before

Ewe

Pronunciation

  • /ˈeve/
  • /"EvE/

Numeral

eve

Extensive Definition

Eve may refer to:

Bible

Days

The day before, or the evening before, a holiday, such as:

Genetics

Name

People

Places

  • Ève, Oise, a commune in the Oise département of France
  • The Maternal Order of St. Eve (a Montana church)

Fictional characters

Computers and programming

  • Groupee Community, an online community formerly known as Eve
  • EVE (text editor), a text editor provided with the VMS operating system
  • Eve, a multimedia CD-ROM game created in association with and featuring the music of Peter Gabriel
  • EVE Electronic Vintage Ensemble : a software synthesizer in AU and VST format

Games

Music and television

Other

See also

eve in Breton: Eva
eve in German: Eve
eve in French: Ève (homonymie)
eve in Korean: 이브
eve in Italian: EVE
eve in Hebrew: איב
eve in Dutch: Eve
eve in Japanese: イヴ
eve in Polish: Eve
eve in Simple English: Eve
eve in Finnish: Eve
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