overnight


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o·ver·night

 (ō′vər-nīt′)
adj.
1. Lasting for, extending over, or remaining during a night: an overnight trip; an overnight guest.
2. For use over a single night or for a short journey: overnight supplies.
3. Mailed for guaranteed delivery on the next day: an overnight package.
4. Happening as if in a single night; sudden: an overnight success.
adv. (ō′vər-nīt′)
1. During or for the length of the night: Let the meat marinate overnight.
2. In or as if in the course of one night; suddenly: became a sensation overnight.
n.
An overnight stay or trip.
v. (ō′vər-nīt′) o·ver·night·ed, o·ver·night·ing, o·ver·nights
v.intr.
To spend the night: overnighting at a country inn.
v.tr.
To send by mail or other courier for delivery the next day.

overnight

adv
1. for the duration of the night: we stopped overnight.
2. in or as if in the course of one night; suddenly: the situation changed overnight.
adj (usually prenominal)
3. done in, occurring in, or lasting the night: an overnight stop.
4. staying for one night: overnight guests.
5. lasting one night: an overnight trip; an overnight bank loan.
6. for use during a single night: overnight clothes.
7. occurring in or as if in the course of one night; sudden: an overnight victory.
vb (intr)
to stay the night

o•ver•night

(adv. ˈoʊ vərˈnaɪt; adj., n. ˈoʊ vərˌnaɪt)

adv.
1. for or during the night.
2. very quickly; suddenly: New suburbs sprang up overnight.
3. on the previous evening.
adj.
4. done, made, occurring, or continuing during the night: an overnight stop.
5. staying for one night: overnight guests.
6. intended for delivery on the next day.
7. valid for one night: an overnight pass.
8. occurring suddenly or within a very short time.
n.
9. an overnight stay or trip.
[1325–75]

overnight


Past participle: overnighted
Gerund: overnighting

Imperative
overnight
overnight
Present
I overnight
you overnight
he/she/it overnights
we overnight
you overnight
they overnight
Preterite
I overnighted
you overnighted
he/she/it overnighted
we overnighted
you overnighted
they overnighted
Present Continuous
I am overnighting
you are overnighting
he/she/it is overnighting
we are overnighting
you are overnighting
they are overnighting
Present Perfect
I have overnighted
you have overnighted
he/she/it has overnighted
we have overnighted
you have overnighted
they have overnighted
Past Continuous
I was overnighting
you were overnighting
he/she/it was overnighting
we were overnighting
you were overnighting
they were overnighting
Past Perfect
I had overnighted
you had overnighted
he/she/it had overnighted
we had overnighted
you had overnighted
they had overnighted
Future
I will overnight
you will overnight
he/she/it will overnight
we will overnight
you will overnight
they will overnight
Future Perfect
I will have overnighted
you will have overnighted
he/she/it will have overnighted
we will have overnighted
you will have overnighted
they will have overnighted
Future Continuous
I will be overnighting
you will be overnighting
he/she/it will be overnighting
we will be overnighting
you will be overnighting
they will be overnighting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overnighting
you have been overnighting
he/she/it has been overnighting
we have been overnighting
you have been overnighting
they have been overnighting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overnighting
you will have been overnighting
he/she/it will have been overnighting
we will have been overnighting
you will have been overnighting
they will have been overnighting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overnighting
you had been overnighting
he/she/it had been overnighting
we had been overnighting
you had been overnighting
they had been overnighting
Conditional
I would overnight
you would overnight
he/she/it would overnight
we would overnight
you would overnight
they would overnight
Past Conditional
I would have overnighted
you would have overnighted
he/she/it would have overnighted
we would have overnighted
you would have overnighted
they would have overnighted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overnight - lasting, open, or operating through the whole night; "a nightlong vigil"; "an all-night drugstore"; "an overnight trip"
long - primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"
Adv.1.overnight - during or for the length of one night; "the fish marinates overnight"
2.overnight - happening in a short time or with great speed; "these solutions cannot be found overnight!"
Translations
بِسُرْعَه، بينَ ليْلَةٍ وَضُحاهاخِلال الليْل
fra den ene dag til den andeni nattens løbpludseligstraks
du jour au lendemainau jour le jour
éjszakáramáról holnapra
nætur-sem gerist mjög snöggt
일박
labai greitasnaktįper naktįskirtas nakčiaižaibiškai
nakts-spēji, pēkšņispējš, pēkšņsvienas nakts-
celonočnýcez nocna noc
čez nočnočen
anîdenbir gecedegece kullanılangeceleyin

overnight

[ˌəʊvəˈnaɪt]
A. ADV
1. (= through the night)
we drove overnightcondujimos durante la noche
we'd like to keep him in overnight for observationnos gustaría que se quedase la noche en observación
soak the beans overnightdeje las judías a remojo toda la noche
we stayed overnight in Pisa/at John's placepasamos la noche en Pisa/en casa de John, hicimos noche en Pisa/en casa de John
2. (= quickly) [disappear, spring up] → de la noche a la mañana
the plants came up almost overnightlas plantas salieron prácticamente de la noche a la mañana
B. ADJ
1. (= night-time)
overnight accommodation is includedel precio de la estancia por la noche está incluido
it involved a lot of overnight drivingsupuso conducir muchas horas durante la noche
an overnight journeyun viaje de noche
to make an overnight journeyviajar de noche
the operation requires an overnight stay in hospitalesta operación requiere que se quede una noche or que haga noche en el hospital
we arrived in Rio after an overnight stop in Madridllegamos a Río tras hacer noche en Madrid
2. (= quick) [change, transformation] → repentino
the film that turned her into an overnight sensationla película que la convirtió en una sensación de la noche a la mañana
he became an overnight success in Americade la noche a la mañana, se convirtió en una estrella en América
C. CPD overnight bag Nbolso m de viaje

overnight

[ˌəʊvərˈnaɪt]
adv
(= during the night) → pendant la nuit
If you leave your bike out overnight, it's likely to disappear → Si vous laissez votre vélo dehors pendant la nuit, il y a de fortes chances qu'il disparaisse.
to travel overnight → voyager de nuit
(= for the night)
He stayed there overnight → Il y a passé la nuit.
He'll be away overnight → Il ne rentrera pas ce soir. overnight accommodation, overnight stay
(= suddenly) → du jour au lendemain
[ˈəʊvərnaɪt] n (= overnight stay) → séjour m d'une nuit
vi (= stay overnight) → passer la nuitovernight accommodation n (for one night)nuit f d'hôtel; (for more than one night)nuits fpl d'hôtelovernight bag nsac m de voyageovernight stay nséjour m d'une nuitovernight success nsuccès m instantané
to become an overnight success [person, show, book] → connaître un succès instantané

overnight

adv
über Nacht; we drove overnightwir sind die Nacht durchgefahren; to stay overnight (with somebody)(bei jdm) übernachten, (bei jdm) über Nacht bleiben
(fig)von heute auf morgen, über Nacht; the place had changed overnightder Ort hatte sich über Nacht verändert
adj
Nacht-; overnight accommodationÜbernachtungsmöglichkeit f; including overnight accommodation the cost is £50die Kosten betragen £ 50 inklusive Übernachtung; overnight trainNachtzug m
(fig: = sudden) → ganz plötzlich; an overnight successein Blitzerfolg m; she became an overnight starsie wurde über Nacht zum Star; the play was an overnight successdas Stück wurde über Nacht ein Erfolg

overnight

:
overnight bag
nReisetasche f
overnight case
nkleine Reisetasche (für eine einzelne Übernachtung)
overnight stay

overnight

[ˈəʊvəˈnaɪt]
1. adv (happen) → durante la notte; (travel) → di notte (fig) (quickly) → da un giorno all'altro
to stay overnight → fermarsi a dormire
he stayed there overnight → ha passato la notte
he'll be away overnight → passerà la notte fuori
we can't solve this one overnight → non possiamo risolvere questo da un giorno all'altro
2. adj (journey) → di notte (fig) (success) → istantaneo/a, fulmineo/a
this'll mean an overnight stay at Calais → questo significa che dovremo passare la notte a Calais

overnight

(əuvəˈnait) adjective, adverb
1. for or during the night. an overnight bag.
2. very quick(ly). He was an overnight success.

overnight

n. velada, la noche completa;
adv. durante la noche; la noche pasada.

overnight

adv durante la noche, toda la noche
References in classic literature ?
He had noticed overnight the name of the Belgian city, "Liege," engraved on it.
He cut out the work again overnight and found it done in the morning, as before; and so it went on for some time: what was got ready in the evening was always done by daybreak, and the good man soon became thriving and well off again.
He thought of little things--Turk Smollet wheel- ing boards through the main street of his town in the morning, a tall woman, beautifully gowned, who had once stayed overnight at his father's hotel, Butch Wheeler the lamp lighter of Winesburg hur- rying through the streets on a summer evening and holding a torch in his hand, Helen White standing by a window in the Winesburg post office and put- ting a stamp on an envelope.
Phileas Fogg was looking for a servant, and that his life was one of unbroken regularity, that he neither travelled nor stayed from home overnight, he felt sure that this would be the place he was after.
Now he had been sent by Denisov overnight to Shamshevo to capture a "tongue.
Don't listen to those who promise you wealth overnight, my boy.
Then we crept out of the house, and ran as quickly as we could down the ill-made road by which I had come overnight.
Geoffrey had arranged overnight, to breakfast early, by himself, and to walk the ten miles to his brother's house; sending a servant to fetch his luggage later in the day.
The change in the weather, foreshadowed overnight, had come.
When he returned, he told her that he would have to stay overnight there, but she could go on home.
At this very moment everything is standing awry to my eyes, for a man needs only to work late overnight in his writing of something or other for, in the morning, his eyes to be red, and the tears to be gushing from them in a way that makes him ashamed to be seen before strangers.
I think I'll lay you upon the ground, overnight," said the boy.