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Für das Verb: "to light"

Präteritum: lit, lighted
Partizip Perfekt: lit, lighted

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Wichtigste Übersetzungen
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (general: not darkness)Licht Nn
  Helligkeit Nf
 These particular plants grow better in the light than in the dark.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (illumination)Licht Nn
  Beleuchtung Nf
 Could we have some light in the room? It's too dark.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lamp)Lampe Nf
 We have three lights in this room.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (traffic light)Ampel Nf
 The traffic stopped when the light turned red.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not heavy in weight) (Gewicht)leicht Adj
 Give me the heavy bag, and you can carry the light one.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (faint)leicht Adj
  schwach Adj
 You could only see a light outline of the mountains.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (easy, gentle) (nicht anstrengend)leicht Adj
  einfach Adj
 Take a little light exercise - nothing too strenuous.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (colour: pale)hell Adj
  hell- Präf
 Have you seen my light blue shirt?
light [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (illuminate) (umgangssprachlich)Licht machen Nn + Vt
  (literarisch)erhellen Vt
 He finally found the lamp to light the room.
 
Zusätzliche Übersetzungen
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." ([sb]: not heavily built) (Figur)schmächtig Adj
 She is very strong for someone so light!
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (drink: low alcohol) (Anglizismus)light Adj
 Some people prefer light beer to very alcoholic beverages.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (food: easy to digest) (Nahrung)leicht Adj
 While her husband ordered a steak, she ordered something lighter.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (clothing: for warm weather) (Kleidung)dünn Adj
 You can wear a light jacket. It isn't too cold outside.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (low volume)leicht Adj
  wenig Adj
 There was only light trading in the commodities markets due to the holiday.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (low pressure)zart Adj
 The masseur had a very light touch.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (not profound)oberflächlich Adj
 We just engaged in light conversation, nothing serious.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (trivial)banal Adj
  belanglos Adj
 Sam reassured me that it was a light matter and nothing to worry about.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (soil: sandy)sandig Adj
 Carrots are best grown in a light soil, rather than heavy clay.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (delicate) (formal)leichtfüßig Adj
 The dancer executed some light and dainty steps.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (carefree)sorglos Adj
  unbekümmert Adj
 The girls liked him for his light and carefree attitude towards life.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of low weight capacity)leicht Adj
  Klein- Präf
 He has a licence to fly light aircraft.
light adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (breeze: gentle) (Windzug)leicht Adj
  sanft Adj
 It will be mainly sunny, with a light breeze.
light advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (without burdens)leicht Adj
 She traveled light, carrying only a small case.
light advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." poetic (lightly) (Schritt)leichtfüßig Adj
 She walked so light that she barely left a footprint.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (light bulb) (umgangssprachlich)Glühbirne Nf
  Glühlampe Nf
 The light has burned out in the kitchen. Can you replace it?
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (daylight)Tageslicht Nn
 You had better go to the shop while there is still light.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (street lamp)Laterne Nf
  Straßenlaterne Nf
 They installed lights on the street to make it safer to walk at night.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (car: headlight) (Auto)Licht Nn
  Beleuchtung Nf
  (formal)Scheinwerfer Nm
 When it got dark, he turned the car's lights on.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (lighthouse)Leuchturm Nm
 The sailors were most relieved when they saw the Sambro Island Light in the distance.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (flame)Licht Nn
  Kerzenlicht Nn
 He could see her face in the light of the candle.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (viewpoint)Blickwinkel Nm
  (übertragen)Licht Nn
 He always saw things in a negative light.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative ([sth] that gives insight)Licht auf eine Sache werfen Rdw
 Can you shed any light on his thought processes for us?
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (luminary)führende Persönlichkeit Adj + Nf
  (übertragen: Person)Licht Nn
 She is a leading light in the art world.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gleam)Glänzen Nn
 She saw the light in his eyes and knew he had a good idea.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (art: effect) (Kunst: Effekt)Glanz Nm
  Glänzen Nn
 Look at the light on the woman's face in this painting.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small window)kleines Fenster Adj + Nn
 Don't open the big window, just the corner light.
light nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fire to light a cigarette, etc.) (umgangssprachlich)Feuer Nn
 Hey, do you have a light?
light viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take fire)anfangen zu brennen Rdw
 He threw on a match and the bonfire lighted.
light [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (ignite)anzünden Partv tr, sepa
  entzünden Vt
 I will light the petrol to set off the fire.
light [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (lamp, light: switch on) (Licht, Lampe)anmachen Partv tr, sepa
 The mayor flipped the switch to light the Christmas tree.
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Wörterbuch Englisch-Deutsch © WordReference.com 2012:
light1 [laıt]
  • I s
    • 1. allg Licht n (Helligkeit, Schein, Beleuchtung, Lichtquelle, Lampe, Tageslicht, fig Aspekt, Erleuchtung):
      by the light of a candle beim Schein einer Kerze, bei Kerzenlicht;
      bring (come) to light fig ans Licht oder an den Tag bringen (kommen);
      cast (oder shed, throw) a light on sth fig Licht auf etwas werfen;
      place (oder put) in a favo(u)rable light fig in ein günstiges Licht stellen oder rücken;
      see the light KIRCHE erleuchtet werden;
      see the light (of day) fig bekannt oder veröffentlicht werden;
      I see the light! mir geht ein Licht auf!;
      (seen) in the light of these facts im Lichte oder angesichts dieser Tatsachen;
      show sth in a different light etwas in einem anderen Licht erscheinen lassen;
      hide one’s light under a bushel fig sein Licht unter den Scheffel stellen;
      let there be light! BIBEL es werde Licht;
      he went out like a light umg er war sofort weg (eingeschlafen)

    • 2. Licht n:
      a) Lampe f, auch pl Beleuchtung f (beide auch AUTO etc):
      lights out MIL Zapfenstreich m;
      lights out! Lichter aus!

      b) (Verkehrs)Ampel f; green light, red I 1
    • 3. SCHIFF
      a) Leuchtfeuer n
      b) Leuchtturm m
    • 4. Feuer n (zum Anzünden), auch Streichholz n:
      put a light to sth etwas anzünden;
      strike a light ein Streichholz anzünden;
      will you give me a light? darf ich Sie um Feuer bitten?

    • 5. fig Leuchte f (Person):
      a shining light eine Leuchte, ein großes Licht

    • 6. Lichtöffnung f, besonders Fenster n, Oberlicht n
    • 7. MAL Licht n, heller Teil (eines Gemäldes)
    • 8. fig Verstand m, geistige Fähigkeiten pl:
      according to his lights so gut er es eben versteht

    • 9. pl sl Augen pl
  • II adj hell:
    light-red hellrot

  • III v/t [irr]
    • 1.
      auch light up anzünden

    • 2. oft
      light up beleuchten, erhellen (a. das Gesicht);
      light up Augen etc aufleuchten lassen

    • 3. jemandem leuchten
  • IV v/i [irr]
    • 1.
      auch light up sich entzünden, angehen (Feuer, Licht)

    • 2. meist
      light up fig sich erhellen, strahlen (Gesicht), aufleuchten (Augen etc)

    • 3.
      light up
      a) die Pfeife etc anzünden, sich eine Zigarette anstecken,
      b) Licht machen
light2 [laıt]
  • I adj (adv regelm) → lightly
    • 1. allg leicht (z. B. Last; Kleidung; Mahlzeit, Wein, Zigarre; MIL Infanterie, SCHIFF Kreuzer etc; Hand, Schritt, Schlaf; Regen, Wind; Arbeit, Fehler, Strafe; Charakter; Musik, Roman):
      light of foot leichtfüßig;
      a light girl umg ein leichtes Mädchen;
      light current ELEK Schwachstrom m;
      light metal Leichtmetall n;
      light literature (oder reading) Unterhaltungsliteratur f;
      light railway Kleinbahn f;
      light in the head benommen;
      light on one’s feet leichtfüßig;
      with a light heart leichten Herzens;
      no light matter keine Kleinigkeit;
      make light of
      a) etwas auf die leichte Schulter nehmen,
      b) bagatellisieren

    • 2. zu leicht:
      light weights Untergewichte

    • 3. locker (Brot, Erde, Schnee)
    • 4. sorglos, unbeschwert, heiter
    • 5.
      a) leicht beladen
      b) unbeladen
  • II adv leicht:
    travel light mit leichtem Gepäck reisen
light3 [laıt] v/i [irr]
  • 1. fallen (on auf +akk)
  • 2. sich niederlassen (on auf +dat) (Vogel etc)
  • 3.
    light (up)on fig (zufällig) stoßen auf (+akk)

  • 4.
    light out sl verduften

  • 5.
    light into umg herfallen über jemanden
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