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English adjective: sunset

1. sunset of a declining industry or technology


SamplesSunset industries.


Similarold


Antonymsnew

2. sunset providing for termination


SamplesA program with a sunset provision.


Similarlast


Antonymsfirst


English noun: sunset

1. sunset (time) the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon


Synonymssundown


Broader (hypernym)hour, time of day


Part meronymeve, even, evening, eventide


Antonymsaurora, break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, first light, sunrise, sunup, morning

2. sunset (phenomenon) atmospheric phenomena accompanying the daily disappearance of the sun


Broader (hypernym)atmospheric phenomenon

3. sunset (event) the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon


Broader (hypernym)periodic event, recurrent event









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