Synonyms for Dawning:
n.start. •beginning (noun)
daybreak, morning, sunup, cockcrow, sunrise.
cockcrow, break of the day, break of day, dayspring, first light, daybreak, dawn, aurora, sunup, morning, sunrise.
•first light (noun)
break of day.
emerging, Forming, Germinating, Commencing, sprouting, hatching, Inaugurating, Conceiving, Embarking, springing, Inducting, undertaking, beginning, Preparing, Originating, budding, initializing, Initiating, developing, starting, Stemming, birthing, Creating, Introducing.
Usage examples for dawning
Numitor, considering the young man's story, and reckoning up the time from his apparent age, willingly embraced the hope which was dawning on his mind, and considered how he might obtain a secret interview with his daughter and tell her of all this; for she was still kept a close prisoner. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch