Synonyms for advent

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-vent
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæd vɛnt

Définition of advent

Origin :
  • "important arrival," 1742, an extended sense of Advent "season before Christmas" (Old English), from Latin adventus "a coming, approach, arrival," in Church Latin "the coming of the Savior," from past participle stem of advenire "arrive, come to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + venire "to come" (see venue). In English, also sometimes extended to the Pentecost.
  • noun beginning or arrival of something anticipated
Example sentences :
  • The effect was, indeed, presently accomplished by the advent of Smithson into the office.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • The visitor's advent was announced again by the brass knocker on the front door.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • He had so long and so passionately looked for the advent of that moment!
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • "I think your mother wants to speak to you, Frank," Alice said, upon this advent.
  • Extract from : « Alice Adams » by Booth Tarkington
  • But with the advent of the boys from the barn there appeared reinforcements of the enemy.
  • Extract from : « Frank Roscoe's Secret » by Allen Chapman
  • The arrival of the ticket was quickly followed by the advent of Mr. Hodden himself.
  • Extract from : « One Day's Courtship » by Robert Barr
  • The advent of the Russians is so recent that they need hardly be counted in this connection.
  • Extract from : « Aino Folk-Tales » by Basil Hall Chamberlain
  • She was accustomed to the advent of the fishermen at this hour.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • When a new rifle appeared in the West its advent was a matter of note.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
  • At the advent of the three usurers a new impulse seized the people.
  • Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine

Antonyms for advent

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