Synonyms for Sunrise:

n.

lunchtime, the forenoon, drivetime, high noon. dawn (noun)
first light.
day (noun)
midday, morn, forenoon, meridian, dawn, daybreak, noon, morning, sunup, noontide.
daybreak (noun)
dayspring.
first light (noun)
break of day.
morning (noun)
forenoon.
sunrise (noun)
dawning, aurora, break of the day, morn, break of day, daybreak, dayspring, cockcrow, dawn, new, first light, sunup, morning.

Other synonyms:

close in. draw in. break.

Usage examples for sunrise

  1. " 'Twill soon be sunrise sahiba," he said. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  2. Having now provisions for ten days, I informed my men that we must at sunrise push on. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  3. Also, I found myself wondering what would be the effect on us all if one morning we waited in vain for the sunrise – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford