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ante meridiem

[ an-tee muh-rid-ee-uh m, -em ]SEE DEFINITION OF ante meridiem

Synonyms for ante meridiem

  • dawn
  • AM
  • aurora
  • cockcrow
  • daybreak
  • daylight
  • dayspring
  • forenoon
  • morn
  • morrow
  • prime
  • sunrise
  • sunup
  • after midnight
  • before lunch
  • before noon
  • break of day
  • breakfast time
  • crack of dawn
  • early bright
  • first blush
  • foreday
  • morningtide
  • wee hours
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Antonyms for ante meridiem

  • darkness
  • sunset
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WORD ORIGIN

1560s, Latin, literally "before noon," from ante (see ante) + accusative of meridies "midday, noon" (see meridian).

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