light

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 /laɪt/

For the verb: "to light"

Simple Past: lit, lighted
Past Participle: lit, lighted

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2014
light
  • Sense: Having illumination
    • illuminated
    • bright

  • Sense: Having color
    • vivid
    • bright

  • Sense: Having little content
    • superficial
    • slight
    • frivolous
    • trivial
    • unimportant

  • Sense: Having gaiety and spirit
    • lively
    • merry
    • animated
    • jaunty

  • Sense: Having little weight
    • airy
    • lighter than air
    • light as air
    • light as a feather
    • weightless

  • Sense: Digestible
    • digestible

  • Sense: Small in quantity or number
    • wee
    • small
    • inadequate
    • insufficient
    • hardly enough
    • scanty
    • slight
    • few

  • Sense: Wanton
    • wanton


WordReference English Thesaurus © 2014
light
  • Sense: The condition opposed to darkness
    • luminosity
    • brightness
    • lightness

  • Sense: Emanations from a source of light
    • blaze
    • beam
    • flash
    • ray

  • Sense: A source of light
    • lamp
    • spotlight

  • Sense: Day
    • daylight
    • daytime
    • day

  • Sense: Aspect
    • point of view
    • aspect

  • Sense: Basis for understanding
    • enlightenment


WordReference English Thesaurus © 2014
light
  • Sense: To provide light
    • illuminate
    • illumine
    • give light to
    • shine upon
    • furnish with light
    • light up
    • floodlight
    • throw light upon
    • flood with light
    • fill with light
    • brighten

  • Sense: To cause to ignite
    • spark
    • kindle
    • burn
    • ignite
    • set alight
    • set on fire

  • Sense: To become ignited
    • burn
    • ignite
    • catch fire

  • Sense: To come to rest from flight or travel
    • perch
    • roost
    • alight
    • come down
    • settle on
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