Synonyms of daylight in English:

daylight


See definition of daylight

noun

1‘do the test in daylight for maximum accuracy of colour matching’

SYNONYMS
natural light, sunlight, light of day
ANTONYMS

darkness

2‘not many people go near it in daylight, never mind after dark’

SYNONYMS
daytime, daylight hours, day, hours of sunlight
broad daylight
ANTONYMS

night-time

3‘police moved in at daylight to make arrests’

SYNONYMS
dawn, daybreak, break of day, crack of dawn, sunrise, first light, first thing in the morning, early morning, cockcrow
North American sunup
literary dawning, peep of day, aurora, dayspring
ANTONYMS

nightfall


Phrases

    see daylight

    1‘Sam saw daylight. ‘You think he might be your father?’’


    SYNONYMS

    understand, comprehend, realize, find out, see the light, work out what's going on, get the point

    informal

    cotton on, catch on, tumble, latch on, get the picture, get the message, get the drift, get it, get wise, see what's what, savvy, have an aha moment

    British informal

    twig

    2‘his project never saw daylight’


    SYNONYMS

    be completed, be accomplished, see light of day, see the light of day

    be published, be issued, come to public attention