brighten, lighten up, lighten(verb)
make lighter or brighter
"The paint will brighten the room"
clear up, clear, light up, brighten(verb)
"The sky cleared after the storm"
To make bright or brighter in color
We brightened the room with a new coat of paint.
To add luster or splendor to
To make more cheerful and pleasant; to enliven
Having Mark around the place really brightens things up.
To grow bright, or more bright in color; to clear up
To become brighter or more cheerful in mood
She brightened when I changed the subject.
Origin: Anglo-Saxon beorhtan.
to make bright or brighter; to make to shine; to increase the luster of; to give a brighter hue to
to make illustrious, or more distinguished; to add luster or splendor to
to improve or relieve by dispelling gloom or removing that which obscures and darkens; to shed light upon; to make cheerful; as, to brighten one's prospects
to make acute or witty; to enliven
to grow bright, or more bright; to become less dark or gloomy; to clear up; to become bright or cheerful
Brighten is a pop rock band from Chico, California, consisting of brothers Justin and Jimmy Richards, and Alex Draper. The band has recently been on tour with This Providence, Cute Is What We Aim For, Eisley, and All Time Low. In 2007, their debut album, King vs. Queen, was released on Carbon Copy Media, without the band's full knowledge.
The numerical value of brighten in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of brighten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of brighten in a Sentence
By lighting another’s candle you brighten your own.
I drink a cup of sunlight every morning to brighten myself.
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
True friendship is like the sun that you can't always see in the darkness of night, but you know will return to brighten your day.
People say that on their way to work on any depressing Monday morning, dad would put a smile on their faces and brighten their day with some remark or joke.
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