brighten

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To become brighter or more cheerful in mood

She brightened when I changed the subject.

To grow bright, or more bright in color; to clear up

The sky brightened as the storm moved on.

To make bright or brighter in color

We brightened the room with a new coat of paint.

To make more cheerful and pleasant; to enliven

Having Mark around the place really brightens things up.

To add luster or splendor to
{v} to make bright, polish, clear up, mend
{f} illuminate, clarify; be clarified
If the weather brightens, it becomes less cloudy or rainy, and the sun starts to shine. By early afternoon the weather had brightened. Brighten up means the same as brighten. Hopefully it will brighten up, or we'll be coming back early
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
If someone or something brightens a situation or the situation brightens, it becomes more pleasant, enjoyable, or favourable. That does not do much to brighten the prospects of kids in the city It is undeniable that the economic picture is brightening. = improve Brighten up means the same as brighten. His cheerful face brightens up the dullest of days
become brighter; "The sky brightened"
become brighter; "The sky brightened around noon"; "Her face brightened when she heard the good news
To make illustrious, or more distinguished; to add luster or splendor to
To make bright or brighter; to increase the luster of; to give a brighter hue to
If someone brightens or their face brightens, they suddenly look happier. Seeing him, she seemed to brighten a little Brighten up means the same as brighten. He brightened up a bit
To make more cheerful and pleasant; to improve or relieve by dispelling gloom or removing that which obscures and darkens; to shed light upon
To make acute or witty; to enliven
become brighter; "The sky brightened" make lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room" become brighter; "The sky brightened around noon"; "Her face brightened when she heard the good news
To make bright or brighter; to make to shine; to increase the luster of; to give a brighter hue to
become brighter; "The sky brightened around noon"; "Her face brightened when she heard the good news"
If your eyes brighten, you suddenly look interested or excited. His eyes brightened and he laughed Her tearful eyes brightened with interest
become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
To grow bright, or more bright; to become less dark or gloomy; to clear up; to become bright or cheerful
If someone or something brightens a place, they make it more colourful and attractive. Tubs planted with wallflowers brightened the area outside the door. Brighten up means the same as brighten. David spotted the pink silk lampshade in a shop and thought it would brighten up the room
make lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room"
When a light brightens a place or when a place brightens, it becomes brighter or lighter. The sky above the ridge of mountains brightened The late afternoon sun brightened the interior of the church
brighten up
To make cheerful

brighten up a room.

brighten up
To become brighter
brighten up
illuminate
brightener
Any substance added to an electrolytic bath to yield a brighter electroplated surface
brightening
Present participle of brighten
brightening
An instance of becoming brighter
To brighten
embright
brightened
Simple past and past participle of brighten
brightener
An addition agent that leads to the formation of a bright plate, or that improves the brightness of the deposit
brightener
An agent or combination of agents added to an electroplating bath to produce a smooth, lustrous deposit
brightener
{i} something which brightens, something which lightens
brightener
= An addition agent that increases the brightness of the deposit
brightens
third-person singular of brighten
brighten
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