Translation of "night" - English-Russian dictionary


noun [ C, U ] uk us /naɪt/

A1 the time in every 24 hours when it is dark and people usually sleep

I didn't get any sleep last night.
It's warm during the day, but it can get quite cold at night.
The phone rang in the middle of the night.
We stayed up almost all night talking.
Tim's working nights this week.

A1 the period from the evening to the time when you go to sleep

Did you have a good time last night?
Are you doing anything on Friday night?

used to describe the hours from the evening until just after 12 midnight

They're open from 7 in the morning until 10 o'clock at night.
have an early/a late night

to go to bed early/late

рано/поздно ложиться спать
a night out

an evening spent away from home doing something enjoyable

вечер, проведенный вне дома
a night out at the theatre
Good night.

You say 'Good night' to someone who is going to bed.

спокойной ночи!
Good night, sleep well.
→ See also the dead of night/winter

(Translation of “night” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)