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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To make or become bright or brighter.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To make bright or brighter in color
  • v. To add luster or splendor to
  • v. (figuratively) To make more cheerful and pleasant; to enliven
  • v. To grow bright, or more bright in color; to clear up
  • v. To become brighter or more cheerful in mood
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To make bright or brighter; to make to shine; to increase the luster of; to give a brighter hue to.
  • v. To make illustrious, or more distinguished; to add luster or splendor to.
  • v. To improve or relieve by dispelling gloom or removing that which obscures and darkens; to shed light upon; to make cheerful.
  • v. To make acute or witty; to enliven.
  • verb-intransitive. To grow bright, or more bright; to become less dark or gloomy; to clear up; to become bright or cheerful.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To grow bright or more bright; become less dark or gloomy: literally or figuratively.
  • To make bright or brighter in any manner; shed light on; make to shine; increase the luster of.
  • To dispel gloom from; cheer; make gay or cheerful: as, to brighten prospects.
  • To make illustrious or more distinguished; heighten the splendor of; add luster to.
  • To make acute or witty; sharpen the faculties of.
  • To add brilliancy to the colors of (prints, etc.), by boiling them in a solution of soda.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. become clear
  • v. make lighter or brighter
  • Verb Form
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    change    modify    alter   
    Cross Reference
    shine    enliven    cheer   
    Words with the same meaning
    enliven    clear    improve   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Brighton    Titan    Triton    enlighten    frighten    heighten    lighten    tighten    titan    triton