What is another word for lighten?

425 synonyms found


[ l_ˈaɪ_t_ə_n], [ lˈa͡ɪtən], [ lˈa‍ɪtən]

Synonyms for Lighten:

unburden (adjective) amuse (verb) brighten (verb) cheer (verb) diminish (verb) lighten (verb) brighten decrease eastern poison oak illume
  • uplight.
lessen light Other synonyms: rid soothe unburden whiten

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Rhymes for Lighten:

  1. whiten, heighten, titan, triton, tighten;
  2. frighten, brighten;
  3. enlighten;

Quotes for Lighten:

  1. Similes prove nothing, but yet greatly lighten and relieve the tedium of argument. Bishop Robert South.
  2. Gratitude is a burden upon our imperfect nature, and we are but too willing to ease ourselves of it, or at least to lighten it as much as we can. Philip Stanhope.
  3. For reforms ameliorate the situation of the working class, they lighten the weight of the chains labour is burdened with by capitalism, but they are not sufficient to crush capitalism and to emancipate the workers from their tyranny. Clara Zetkin.

Idioms of Lighten:

  1. lighten sth up;
  2. lighten up ( on sm or sth);
  3. lighten your load;