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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.