Definisi 'lighten'
English to English
verb
1 make more cheerful
Example:
• the conversation lightened me up a bit
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2 reduce the weight on; make lighter
Example:
• she lightened the load on the tired donkey
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3 become more cheerful
Example:
• after a glass of wine, he lightened up a bit
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4 make lighter or brighter
Example:
• The paint will brighten the room
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5 become lighter
Example:
• The room lightened up
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6 alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive
Example:
• relieve the pressure and the stress
• lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents
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7 To descend; to light.
source: webster1913
8 To burst forth or dart, as lightning; to shine with, or like, lightning; to display a flash or flashes of lightning; to flash.
source: webster1913
9 To make light or clear; to light; to illuminate; as, to lighten an apartment with lamps or gas; to lighten the streets.
source: webster1913
10 To make lighter, or less heavy; to reduce in weight; to relieve of part of a load or burden; as, to lighten a ship by unloading; to lighten a load or burden.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
darken, weigh down, weigh on, buoy up, lighten up, mitigate, change, alter, modify, irradiate, illume, illuminate, illumine, light,

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