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  1. o·ver·night
  2. adverb

    • 1. for the duration of a night:

      they refused to stay overnight
    • 2. during the course of a night:

      you can recharge the battery overnight
    • 3. very quickly; suddenly:

      attitudes will not change overnight

    adjective

    • 1. for use overnight:

      an overnight bag
    • 2. done or happening overnight:

      an overnight stay
    • 3. sudden, rapid, or instant:

      Tom became an overnight celebrity

    verb

    • 1. stay for the night in a particular place:

      I overnighted at the Beverly Wilshire
    • 2. ship for delivery the next day:

      Forster overnighted the sample to headquarters by courier

    noun

    • 1. a stop or stay lasting one night:

      overnights can be arranged in Kathmandu
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: overnight, plural noun: overnights

    • v.: verb: overnight, 3rd person present: overnights, gerund or present participle: overnighting, past tense: overnighted, past participle: overnighted

    • adverb

      for the duration of a night:

      during the course of a night:

    • adjective

      done, happening, or for use overnight:

      instant:

    • verb

      stay for the night in a particular place:

      convey (goods) at night, so that they arrive the next day:

    • noun

      a small bag or case in which to pack personal belongings for an overnight trip or stay:
    • noun

      a small bag or case in which to pack personal belongings for an overnight trip or stay:
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