dawn

v. i.

  1. To begin to grow light in the morning; to grow light; to break, or begin to appear; as, the day dawns; the morning dawns.
  2. To began to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.

n.

  1. The break of day; the first appearance of light in the morning; show of approaching sunrise.
  2. First opening or expansion; first appearance; beginning; rise.