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

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Dhammapada