Definition of Lighten. Meaning of Lighten. Synonyms of Lighten

Definition of Lighten. Meaning of Lighten. Synonyms of Lighten

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Definition of Lighten

Lighten
Lighten Light"en, v. t. [See Light not heavy.] 1. 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. 2. To make less burdensome or afflictive; to alleviate; as, to lighten the cares of life or the burden of grief. 3. To cheer; to exhilarate. Lightens my humor with his merry jests. --Shak.
Lighten
Lighten Light"en, v. t. [See Light to illuminate.] 1. To make light or clear; to light; to illuminate; as, to lighten an apartment with lamps or gas; to lighten the streets. [In this sense less common than light.] A key of fire ran all along the shore, And lightened all the river with a blaze. --Dryden. 2. To illuminate with knowledge; to enlighten. [In this sense less common than enlighten.] Lighten my spirit with one clear heavenly ray. --Sir J. Davies. 3. To emit or disclose in, or as in, lightning; to flash out, like lightning. His eye . . . lightens forth Controlling majesty. --Shak. 4. To free from trouble and fill with joy. They looked unto him, and were lightened. --Ps. xxxiv. 5.

Meaning of Lighten from wikipedia

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- the practice of using substances, mixtures, or physical treatments to lighten skin color. Skin whitening treatments work by reducing the content of melanin...
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- Lightening holes are holes in structural components of machines and buildings used by a variety of engineering disciplines to make structures lighter....
- at the boat, and water enters through the bullet holes. Alex, hoping to lighten the boat, accuses Gibson (who has been silent throughout) of being a German...
- In February 2012, Instagram added a "Lux" filter, an effect that "lightens shadows, darkens highlights and increases contrast".In December 2014, Slumber...
- Raj restrictions against capitalism and foreign direct investment to be lightened, leading to economic expansion and an increase in employment. In the fiscal...
- Play media Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge that occurs typically during a thunderstorm. This discharge occurs between electrically...
- or phototherapy to darken the light patches. Alternatively, efforts to lighten the unaffected skin, such as with hydroquinone, may be tried. Several surgical...
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