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to·night

 (tə-nīt′)
adv.
On or during the present or coming night.
n.
This night or the night of this day.

[Middle English to night, from Old English tō niht, at night : , at, on; see to + niht, night; see night.]

tonight

(təˈnaɪt)
n
the night or evening of this present day
adv
1. in or during the night or evening of this day
2. archaic last night
[Old English tōniht, from to1 (at) + night]

to•night

(təˈnaɪt)

n.
1. this present or coming night; the night of this present day.
adv.
2. on this present night; on the night of this present day.
3. Obs. during last night.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English tō niht]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tonight - the present or immediately coming nighttonight - the present or immediately coming night
nowadays, present - the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech; "that is enough for the present"; "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"
Adv.1.tonight - during the night of the present daytonight - during the night of the present day; "drop by tonight"
Translations
الليلَه، هذه الليْلَههَذِهِ اللَّيْلَة
dnes večerdnešní/dnes večer
i aften
tänä iltana
आज रातआज रात को
noćasvečeras
ma este
kvöld yfirstandandi dags, í kvöld
今夜
오늘밤
ši naktisšiąnaktšis vakarasšįvakar
šī naktsšis vakarsšonaktšovakar
deseară
dnes v nocidnes večerdnešná nocdnešný večer
nocoj
i kväll
ในคืนนี้
آج راتآج رات کو
vào đêm nay

tonight

[təˈnaɪt]
A. ADVesta noche
I'll see you tonightnos vemos esta noche
B. N tonight's TV programmeslos programas de TV de esta noche

tonight

[təˈnaɪt]
adv (= this evening) → ce soir
Are you going out tonight? → Tu sors ce soir?
I think I'll go to bed early tonight → Je crois que vais aller me coucher tôt ce soir.
see you tonight! → à ce soir!
(= during the night) → cette nuit
I'll sleep well tonight → Je dormirai bien cette nuit.
nce soir
Tonight is the opening night of the opera → La soirée d'ouverture de l'opéra a lieu ce soir.
tonight's programme → le programme de ce soir, le programme de la soirée
tonight's all-night vigil → la veille de ce soir, la garde de nuit de ce soir

tonight

, (US) tonite: (inf)
adv (= this evening)heute Abend; (= during the coming night)heute Nacht; see you tonight!bis heute Abend!
n (= this evening)der heutige Abend; (= the coming night)die heutige Nacht; tonight’s partydie Party heute Abend; I’m looking forward to tonightich freue mich auf heute Abend or auf den heutigen Abend; tonight is the night we’ve been looking forward toheute ist der Abend, auf den wir uns gefreut haben; tonight is a night I’ll remember all my lifean den heutigen Abend/an heute Nacht werde ich mich mein ganzes Leben lang erinnern; tonight’s weather: tonight will be clear but colddas Wetter heute Nacht: heute Nacht wird es klar, aber kalt sein; tonight’s paperdie heutige Abendzeitung, die Abendzeitung von heute

tonight

[təˈnaɪt] adv & n (this evening) → questa sera, stasera; (this night) → questa notte, stanotte
I'll see you tonight → ci vediamo stasera
tonight's TV programmes (Brit) or programs (Am)i programmi della serata

tonight

(təˈnait) noun, adverb
(on) the night of this present day. Here is tonight's weather forecast; I'm going home early tonight.

tonight

هَذِهِ اللَّيْلَة dnes večer i aften heute Abend απόψε esta noche tänä iltana ce soir večeras stasera 今夜 오늘밤 vanavond i kveld dzisiaj wieczorem hoje à noite сегодня вечером i kväll ในคืนนี้ bu gece vào đêm nay 今晚

tonight

adv. esta noche.
References in classic literature ?
We were in the Slough of Despond tonight, and Mother came and pulled us out as Help did in the book.
It may be put off until tonight but I will be hanged.
I expect you left your dishes on the table tonight, Mrs.
We shall sleep downstairs tonight, and take the boat home tomorrow.
All night long this had been going on, and now the pens were full; by tonight they would all be empty, and the same thing would be done again.
don't think me ungrateful,--don't think hard of me, any way,--I heard all you and master said tonight.
If the matter is so pressing, you will prefer that we visit the delegation tonight," said Riley, in a voice which had nothing mocking in it--to an unaccustomed ear.
Well, den, you come to de ha'nted house 'bout ten or 'leven tonight, en climb up de ladder, 'ca'se de sta'rsteps is broke down, en you'll find me.
You appear to me a little hoarse already, and when you consider what demand of voice and what fatigues tomorrow will bring, I think it would be no more than common prudence to stay at home and take care of yourself tonight.
You could bare stand up on the moor if you was out on it tonight.
I'm good for another twenty miles of walking, and I'll begin my journey back tonight.
Barkis, I want to get a bed for this gentleman tonight.