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Synonyms for darken
ˈdɑr kəndark·en

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  1. darkenverb

    Synonyms:
    blacken

  2. darkenverb

    To make dark or darker by reducing light.

    Synonyms:
    blacken

  3. darkenverb

    To become dark or darker (having less light).

    Synonyms:
    blacken

  4. darkenverb

    To make dark or darker in colour.

    Synonyms:
    blacken

  5. darkenverb

    To become dark or darker in colour.

    Synonyms:
    blacken

  6. darkenverb

    To render gloomy, dark(er) of mood

    Synonyms:
    blacken

  7. darkenverb

    To become gloomy, dark of mood

    Synonyms:
    blacken

  8. darkenverb

    To blind, impair eyesight

    Synonyms:
    blacken

  9. darkenverb

    To be blinded, loose clear vision

    Synonyms:
    blacken

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. darkenverb

    Synonyms:
    blacken, color, dye, soil, stain

    Antonyms:
    blanch, bleach, make white, whiten, whitewash

Princeton's WordNet

  1. darkenverb

    become dark or darker

    "The sky darkened"

    Antonyms:
    brighten, lighten up, lighten

  2. darkenverb

    tarnish or stain

    "a scandal that darkened the family's good name"

    Antonyms:
    lighten, lighten up, brighten

  3. darkenverb

    make dark or darker

    "darken a room"

    Antonyms:
    lighten up, brighten, lighten

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. darkenverb

    Synonyms:
    obscure, cloud, dim, shade, shadow, make dark, make dim

  2. darkenverb

    Synonyms:
    grow dark

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. darkenverb

    Synonyms:
    shade, obscure, infuscate, shadow, becloud, obfuscate, perplex, confuse, sully, tarnish, discolor

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How to use darken in a sentence?

  1. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true

  2. Groucho Marx:

    Go, and never darken my towels again.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes deeper down to the bone, to darken the core. It's always the Inner Beauty that shines through and brightens our world.

  4. Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Life and Human Nature":

    How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true!

  5. John Nelson:

    It would literally darken the sky, i remember one day, I was standing back about 300 feet. I could still see the flames rising above the pit.

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