Learner's definition of P.M.
in the afternoon or evening
— used with numbers to show the time of day
She went to bed at 10 p.m.
He works every day from 8:00 a.m. to/until 4:30 p.m.
Lunch will be served at 12 p.m. [=noon; one hour after 11 a.m.]
◊ The abbreviation p.m. stands for the Latin phrase post meridiem, which means “after noon.”