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dawn verb

1 begin

PHRASES dawn bright, sunny, clear, cold, etc. The day dawned bright and sunny.

2 become clear

ADV. suddenly | gradually, slowly It slowly dawned on me that he might have been mistaken. | eventually, finally

VERB + DAWN begin to It was beginning to dawn on her that she had been fooled.

PREP. on The dreadful truth finally dawned on me.