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Definition of the noun eve

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noun - plural:

  • eve: eves
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  1. (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden
  2. the day before
  3. the period immediately before something
    • example: on the eve of the French Revolution
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • more generic terms: period / period of time / time period = an amount of time
  4. the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

Alternative definition of the noun eve


  1. The day or night before, usually used for holidays, such as Christmas Eve.
  2. Evening, night.


  1. Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper is an American hip hop recording artist and actress from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is also the inaugural winner of the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration in 2002, for the song "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with American singer Gwen Stefani. Eve was number 48 on VH1's "50 Greatest Women of the Video Era" list.
    • also known as Eve of Destruction, E-V-E, Pit bull in a skirt, Eve Jeffers, Gangsta, Eve Jihan Jeffers
    • born on (37 years ago) in Philadelphia, child of Julia Wilch-Jeffers and Jerry Jeffers
    • ethnicity: African American
    • nationality: United States of America
    • religion: Islam
    • profession: Rapper, actor, record producer, singer-songwriter, songwriter, music artist
    • member of musical groups:
    • spouses:
    • genres: East Coast hip hop, Hardcore hip hop, Pop music, Reggae, Contemporary R&B, Hip hop music
    • albums: "Ruff Ryders' First Lady", "Scorpion", "Eve-Olution", "Satisfaction", "Gangsta Lovin'", "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", "Here I Am", "Tambourine", "Who's That Girl?", "Lip Lock", "Give It to You (feat. Sean Paul)", "Make It Out This Town", "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun", "Ryde or Die, Bitch", "Brotha Part II", "She Bad Bad (Remix)", "Girlfriend/Boyfriend"
    • filmography:
    • TV series: "Eve"
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video - "Love Is Blind", with Faith Evans
        • nominated to Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist
        • nominated to Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video - "Hot Boyz", with Missy Elliott, Nas, Lil' Mo
        • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist
        • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist
        • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Rap Album - "Scorpion"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video - "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video - "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Viewer's Choice - "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
        • nominated to Billboard Music Award for Female R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year
        • Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani
        • MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video - "Let Me Blow Ya Mind", with Gwen Stefani
        • BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rap Solo Performance - "Satisfaction"
        • nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance - Female - "Barbershop"
        • nominated to BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
        • nominated to VGX Award for Best Performance by a Human - "XIII" (as Jones)
        • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Crossover Artist (Music/Acting)
        • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Female - "Barbershop"
        • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Female Artist (November ceremony)
        • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture - "Barbershop"
        • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy - "Eve"
        • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star Female - "Eve"
        • nominated to Black Reel Award for Best Actress - Independent Film - "The Woodsman"
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration - "Rich Girl", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actress - "Eve"
        • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy - "Eve"
        • nominated to Teen Choice Award for Choice Collaboration - "Rich Girl", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series - "Eve"
        • Teen Choice Award for Choice Collaboration - "Rich Girl", with Gwen Stefani
        • nominated to Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actress - "Eve"
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography - "Tambourine" (Choreography by Tanisha Scott and Jamaica Craft)
        • nominated to BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
        • nominated to BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
        • nominated to BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist
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  2. Eve is a figure in the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible. In Islamic tradition, Eve is known as Adam's wife although she is not specifically named in the Qur'an.
  3. Eve a.k.a. Eve Torres Gracie is an American dancer, model, and actress, and former professional wrestler. She is best known for her work with WWE as Eve Torres or simply Eve.
  4. Eve a.k.a. Evelyn Sharma: Evelyn Lakshmi Sharma is a German-Indian actress and model. She began her acting career with a bit part in the 2006 British film Turn Left. In 2012, Sharma made her Bollywood debut playing the role of Lubaina Snyder in the film From Sydney with Love. The following year, she featured in the blockbuster Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, as well as Nautanki Saala and Issaq. In 2014, she played the role of Janet D'Souza in Yaariyan.
  5. Eve a.k.a. Eve Angel is a Hungarian porn actress and model. Other stage names used by her include Eva Shine, Marina Mendoza, Katie, Daphne and Severine.
  6. Eve a.k.a. Iga Wyrwał, also known as Eva or Eve, is a Polish actress and former glamour model.
  7. Eve a.k.a. Ève Salvail is a French-Canadian model.
  8. Eve a.k.a. Evelyn Insam is an Italian ski jumper and the 2013 National Champion.
  9. Eve a.k.a. Alexa May is an adult film actress.
  10. Eve a.k.a. Evgeny Afineevsky is a film producer, director and screenwriter.
  11. Eve a.k.a. Eve Lom is the former wife of Herbert Lom.
  12. Eve a.k.a. Eve Smile is a pornographic actress.
  13. Eve a.k.a. Ivu is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Eve Ash, Eve Kay, Eve Leo, Brad Eve, Dick Eve, Eric Eve, Eve Alda, Eve Best, Eve Cook and many others.


  1. EVE: 이브, or Eve, is a Korean rock band. It is noted as one of the first native Korean rock bands to command the visual rock/glam style and is still active today, having seen several member [with the exception of vocalist Seheon] and tone changes as it always has been considered a project band.
  2. Eve is a musical group.
    • also known as Eva
    • album: "Take It and Smile"

There are other groups with in their name, like EVE 6, Nu-Eve, Dyers Eve, Adam & Eve, Divine Eve, Eve's Plum, Hallows Eve, Illicit Eve, Adam-and-Eve, Apples & Eve, Eve's Design, Winter's Eve, All About Eve, Eve of Destiny, Martha and eve, Tomorrow's Eve, Waiting For Eve, Resurrection Eve, Eve of the Scream and The Daughters of Eve.


  1. Eve a.k.a. Miss Moneypenny is a fictional character in the James Bond novels and films. She is secretary to M, who is Bond's boss and head of the British Secret Service. Although she has a small part in most of the films, it is always highlighted by the underscored romantic tension between her and Bond. On that note, she is not always considered to be a Bond girl, having never had anything more than a professional relationship with Bond, to her dismay.
  2. Eve is a fictional character appearing in the fifth season of the television series Angel. She is played by Sarah Thompson.
  3. Eve is a fictional character from the Tv series Xena: Warrior Princess.
  4. Eve is a fictional character from the 1995 action film Venus Rising.
  5. EVE is a fictional character from Disney's animated films WALL-E & BURN-E.
  6. Eve is a fictional character from Evil Never Dies.
  7. Eve is a fictional character from the 1969 film El pecado de Adán y Eva.

There are other characters with in their name, like EVE 6, Atom Eve, Eve Evans, Eve White, Marie-Eve, Eve Barnes, Eve Greene, Eve Jenson, Eve Martin, Eve Sutton, Little Eve, Eve Russell, Electric Eve, Eve Lorraine, Eve Harrington, Eve Coleman Browning, Eve Catherine Sheffield.


"Eve" is a 1945 psychological thriller novel by James Hadley Chase. The novel was made into a film, titled Eva, by Joseph Losey, starring Stanley Baker as Clive Thurston and Jeanne Moreau as Eve.


  1. Eve is an American sitcom starring Eve, Jason Winston George, Ali Landry, Natalie Desselle-Reid, Brian Hooks, and Sean Maguire. It aired on the UPN network from September 15, 2003 to May 11, 2006, with 66 episodes produced spanning 3 seasons. The series follows Shelly, a beautiful and intelligent woman of the new generation trying to navigate the exhilarating world of 21st century love, romance and career. The series was nominated in 2004 for Teen Choice Award for Choice Breakout TV Show and had seven nominations in major awards.
  2. "Eve" a.k.a. "Eva", released in the United Kingdom as Eve, is a 1962 Italian-French drama film directed by Joseph Losey and starring Jeanne Moreau, Stanley Baker and Virna Lisi. Its screenplay is adapted from James Hadley Chase's 1945 best-selling novel Eve.
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  3. "Eve" is a short film directed by Natalie Portman, starring Olivia Thirlby, Lauren Bacall and Ben Gazzara. The film, Portman's directorial debut, premiered at the 65th Venice International Film Festival on September 1, 2008 in Venice, Italy; Portman attended the premiere. The film opened the festival's short film section, called "corto-cortissimo", and was screened alongside 23 other films from around the world. The 22-minute film is about a girl who intrudes on her grandmother's romantic date and contains music by Sufjan Stevens.
  4. "Eve" a.k.a. "Eva" is a 2010 Romanian drama film directed by Adrian Popivici. It premiered on 20 May 2010 at the Cannes Film Festival.
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  5. "Eve" is a 1968 thriller film directed by Robert Lynn and Jeremy Summers and starring Robert Walker Jr., Fred Clark, Herbert Lom, Christopher Lee, and introducing Celeste Yarnall as Eve. When the director quit midway through filming, Spanish horror film director Jesus Franco was brought in to finish the job. The film was a co-production between Britain, Spain, Liechtenstein and the United States, and location scenes were filmed in Brazil. It was also released as Eva en la Selva, The Face of Eve, Eve in the Jungle, or Diana, Daughter of the Wilderness.
  6. "Eve" is a 2002 short historical fiction and experimental film directed by Makino Takahashi.
  7. "Eve" a.k.a. "Trespassers" is a 2011 drama film written by Paul Sta. Ana and directed by Jeffrey Jeturian.
  8. "Eve" is a 2013 short film written and directed by Joana Rodrigues.
  9. "Eve" is a movie directed by Paul Leeming released in the year 2005.
    • country: Australia
    • language: English Language
    • starring: Sai Gundewar as Male EVK Robot
    • genres: Science Fiction, Romance Film


"Eve" is an outdoor sculpture of the biblical Eve created by Robert William Davidson in 1931.

  • completed in (85 years ago)


  1. "Eve" is the fourth album by progressive rock band The Alan Parsons Project. It was released in 1979. Eve's focus is on the strengths and characteristics of women, and the problems they face in the world of men. The album had originally been intended to focus on "great women in history", but evolved into a wider concept.
  2. "Eve" is the 14th single from Japanese idol group Idoling!!!. It reached number 5 on Oricon chart.
  3. "Eve" a.k.a. "Ève" is an oratorio in four parts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Louis Gallet. It was first performed at the Cirque d'été in Paris on March 18, 1875.
  4. "Eve" is a musical album of Ufomammut.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  5. "Eve" is Over the Rhine's third studio album, released in 1994, and the band's final release on I.R.S. Records.
    • genre: Rock music
    • released on (21 years ago)
  6. "Eve" is a composition.
  7. "eve" is a musical single of Idoling!!!.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  8. "Eve" is a composition.
  9. "Eve" is a musical album of Booka Shade.
    • released on
  10. "Eve" is a musical album of Logos.
    • released in (20 years ago)


  1. EVE is a Venue, Building in Miami.
    • also known as White Room
  2. Eve a.k.a. Harstad/Narvik Airport, Evenes is an international airport located in Evenes, Norway, serving the towns of Harstad and Narvik. It is co-located with Evenes Air Station of the Royal Norwegian Air Force. The civilian sector is owned and operated by the state-owned Avinor and handled 654,977 passengers in 2013. Evenes has a 2,808-meter runway, a parallel taxiway and a terminal with five gates. The airlines with daily scheduled services are Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe. Destinations with daily services are Oslo, Bodø, Tromsø and Andenes. Evenes is the only primary airport in Central Hålogaland and experienced a leakage from Lofoten and Vesterålen.
  3. Eve is a Venue, Building in San Francisco.


  1. Eve: Eve/Livia is a fictional character created by Robert Tapert for the popular TV series Xena: Warrior Princess. She is portrayed by Adrienne Wilkinson.
  2. Eve was an illustrated magazine for women published in London.
  3. Eve is an Asian satellite and cable TV channel which provides documentary, factual-entertainment, lifestyle and reality programming for female audiences.
  4. Eve a.k.a. The Even language, also known as Lamut, Ewen, Eben, Orich, Ilqan, is a Tungusic language spoken by the Evens in Siberia. It is spoken by widely scattered communities of reindeer herders from Kamchatka and the Sea of Okhotsk in the east to the River Lena in the west, and from the Arctic coast in the north to the River Aldan in the south. Even is an endangered language, with only some 5,700 speakers. Dialects are Arman, Indigirka, Kamchatka, Kolyma-Omolon, Okhotsk, Ola, Tompon, Upper Kolyma, Sakkyryr, Lamunkhin.
    • also known as Ilqan, Ewen, Orich, Lamut, Eben
  5. EVE is an advocacy group based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Trisha Baptie, an anti-prostitution activist, abolitionist, and former prostitute, was one of the founding members of EVE. In 2010, EVE participated in the Buying Sex is Not a Sport campaign, which raised awareness about the human trafficking surrounding the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver that facilitated the provision of sexual services for visitors. In 2011, EVE representatives spoke at a three-day conference on prostitution in Montreal, Quebec. The conference was called Tribunal populaire sur l'exploitation sexuelle commerciale, and was organized by La Concertation des luttes contre l'exploitation sexuelle, abbreviated CLES. Also in 2011, Baptie represented EVE in participating in a discussion on prostitution and human trafficking facilitated by CLES and the Vancouver Rape Relief & Women's Shelter.
  6. EVE is a flexible text editor that is part of the VMS operating system. EVE is implemented by using the Text Processing Utility.
  7. Eve is an English given name for a female, derived from Eva, in turn originating with Hebrew חַוָּה. The traditional meaning of Eve is 'living'.
  8. Eve is a forthcoming Mauritian sitcom featuring the social and private lives of Mauritian women. It is a remake of the sitcom Desperate Housewives, with local actors and characters' profiles.

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Google previewBacon to Kant (2012)

An Introduction to Modern Philosophy, Third Edition by Garrett Thomson

According to Leibniz, propositions like "Eve is the first woman” are ambiguous. They—and the word is— can be understood in two ways: as essential or existential. Normally we take such propositions to have existential import; that is, we say ...

Google previewReinventing Eden (2013)

The Fate of Nature in Western Culture by Carolyn Merchant

Eve is the scientist who experiments and observes, Adam the more uncertain and obedient of the two.


by Kumba Femusu Solleh

Adam is a man with a 'dangling'; Eve is a woman with a 'bleeding hole';. From the beginning, there are vast...

Adam is a gardener for God, Eve is the incubator or womb-man; both were fired out of the garden. Adam is the leader in the Garden ...

Google previewThe Westminster (1907)

Eve is the power that makes fast modern society; that leads unbalanced feminine giddiness to gamble at bridge, and play golf on Sunday, and flit butterfly-like around the punch bowl under the stairs at the social function, and sit on country club ...

Google previewThe Lexicon in Acquisition (1995)

by Eve V. Clark

Eve V. Clark. productive. It allows an indefinite number of instantiations with new lexical material (Fillmore, Kay, and O'Connor 1988). Constructions like this suggest that the present notion of productivity may be applicable to syntax as well as ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Dream Dictionary (2007)

by Dream Genie, Eve Adamson

Dream Genie, Eve Adamson. Dream. Interpretation. Checklist. Because you're holding this dictionary in your hands, we know you are curious about your dreams and what they mean. Maybe you're a dream analysis pro: you've kept a dream ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Everyday Inventions (2003)

by David John Cole, Eve Browning, Fred E. H. Schroeder

David John Cole, Eve Browning, Fred E. H. Schroeder. Digital Telecommunications Telecommunications is communication at a distance: generally, any distance much greater than a person can shout. While books such as this one ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

All About Eve Originally called the Swarm, All About Eve emerged on the late 80s UK 'gothic' scene. The band's nucleus of erstwhile rock journalist and Gene Loves Jezebel bass player Julianne Regan (b. Coventry, England; vocals), along ...

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The devil seduced Eve in Italian. Eve mislead Adam in Bohemian. The Lord scolded them both in German. Then the angel drove them from paradise in Hungarian.
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Scrabble value of E1V4E1

The value of this 3-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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