AskDefine | Define daybreak

Dictionary Definition

daybreak n : the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning" [syn: dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow] [ant: sunset]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. dawn
  2. Surat Al-Falaq (Arabic: سورة الفلق ) (Dawn, Daybreak), the 113th Sura of the Qur'an.


Extensive Definition

Daybreak is the beginning of day (dawn).
As a proper name, Daybreak may be:





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  • Al-Falaq (Dawn, Daybreak), the 113th Sura of the Qur'an
  • Daybreak Community, a planned development in South Jordan, Utah, USA
  • Daybreak School, an alternative school in Los Gatos, California, USA, during the 1970s

See also

daybreak in Japanese: あかつき

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

aurora, break of day, brightening, chanticleer, cockcrow, cocklight, crack of dawn, dawn, dawning, day-peep, daylight, dayspring, first brightening, light, morn, morning, peep of day, prime, sunrise, sunup, vestibule of Day
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