Overnight definitions

ō'vər-nīt'
Lasting for, extending over, or remaining during a night.

An overnight trip; an overnight guest.

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For use over a single night or for a short journey.

Overnight supplies.

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Mailed for guaranteed delivery on the next day.

An overnight package.

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Happening as if in a single night; sudden.

An overnight success.

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Done or going on during or through the night.
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During or for the length of the night.

Let the meat marinate overnight.

adverb
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Of or for the previous evening.
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In or as if in the course of one night; suddenly.

Became a sensation overnight.

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Staying through the night.

An overnight guest.

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An overnight stay or trip.
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Of or for a brief trip.

An overnight bag.

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During or through the night.
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To spend the night.

Overnighting at a country inn.

verb
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To send by mail or other courier for delivery the next day.
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On or during the previous evening.
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Suddenly.
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An overnight stay, usually one away from home.
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To spend the night, usually away from home.
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Overnight is defined as something that extends from evening until morning, or something that happens very quickly.

If you completely change your personality from one day to the next, this is an example of when your personality changes overnight.

If you go on a trip that lasts from Monday evening until Tuesday morning, this is an example of when you go on a trip overnight.

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The definition of an overnight is a stop that lasts for one evening.

If you spend one night in New York City, this is an example of an overnight.

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Overnight means to ship something to be delivered the next day, or to stay somewhere for the evening and not leave until morning.

If you FedEx something on Monday and it arrives on Tuesday, this is an example of a time when you overnight the package.

If you sleep at your friend's house and leave the next day, this is an example of a time when you overnight.

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Throughout the night.

Let it run overnight and we'll check on it in the morning.

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In a very short (but unspecified) amount of time.

The change seemed to happen overnight.

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Occurring between dusk and dawn.

The overnight ferry docked at 10AM.

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During a single night.

They delivered the package overnight.

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Complete before the next morning.

Don't expect results overnight.

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Items delivered or completed overnight.

Have you looked at the overnights yet?

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(intransitive) To stay overnight; to spend the night. [from 19th c.]
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(US) To send something for delivery the next day. [from 20th c.]

We can overnight you the documents for signature.

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An overnight stay, especially in a hotel or other lodging facility.
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