Associations to the word «Brighten»

Wiktionary

BRIGHTEN, verb. (transitive) To make bright or brighter in color.
BRIGHTEN, verb. (transitive) To make illustrious, or more distinguished; to add luster or splendor to
BRIGHTEN, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To make more cheerful and pleasant; to enliven
BRIGHTEN, verb. (intransitive) To grow bright, or more bright in color; to clear up
BRIGHTEN, verb. (intransitive) To become brighter or more cheerful in mood
BRIGHTEN, verb. To make acute or witty; to enliven.
BRIGHTEN UP, verb. (intransitive) (said of the weather) To become brighter
BRIGHTEN UP, verb. (transitive) To make cheerful.

Dictionary definition

BRIGHTEN, verb. Make lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room".
BRIGHTEN, verb. Become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.