1. v. i. To begin to grow light in the morning; to grow light; to break, or begin to appear; as, the day dawns; the morning dawns.
2. v. i. To began to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.
3. n. The break of day; the first appearance of light in the morning; show of approaching sunrise.
4. n. First opening or expansion; first appearance; beginning; rise
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In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.
We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:
II Pedro 1:19