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English[]

Etymology[]

light +‎ -en

Pronunciation[]

  • Rhymes: -aɪtən

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Lighten

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Lighten (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (intransitive) To become light or lighter in weight.
  2. (intransitive) To become less serious or more cheerful.
  3. (transitive) To make light or lighter in weight.
  4. (transitive) To make less serious or more cheerful.
  5. (transitive) To alleviate; to reduce the burden of.
  6. (intransitive) To become brighter or clearer; to brighten.
  7. (transitive) To make brighter or clearer; to illuminate.

Derived terms[]

  • lighten up

Translations[]

fa:lighten fr:lighten io:lighten it:lighten kn:lighten hu:lighten ml:lighten ja:lighten fi:lighten ta:lighten te:lighten vi:lighten zh:lighten

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