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Definitions and Synonyms of sunset | Another word for sunset | What is sunset?

Definition 1: the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon - [noun denoting event]

(sunset is a kind of ...) an event that recurs at intervals

Definition 2: atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(sunset is a kind of ...) a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere

Definition 3: the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for sunset in the sense of this definition

(sunset is a kind of ...) clock time

"the hour is getting late"

(... is part of sunset) the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

"he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"

Definition 4: providing for termination - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sunset or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a program with a sunset provision

(sunset is similar to ...) coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining

"the last time I saw Paris" "the last day of the month" "had the last word" "waited until the last minute" "he raised his voice in a last supreme call" "the last game of the season" "down to his last nickel"

Definition 5: of a declining industry or technology - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sunset or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sunset industries

(sunset is similar to ...) of long duration; not new

"old tradition" "old house" "old wine" "old country" "old friendships" "old money"

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