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  1. light upverb

    start to burn with a bright flame

    "The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"

    clear up, fire up, illuminate, illumine, light, brighten, illume, clear

  2. light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminateverb

    make lighter or brighter

    "This lamp lightens the room a bit"

    brighten, fire up, enlighten, get down, crystalize, clear up, ignite, shed light on, illumine, illuminate, dismount, perch, sort out, clear, get off, elucidate, alight, crystallise, straighten out, fall, light, crystallize, unhorse, crystalise, illume

  3. clear up, clear, light up, brightenverb

    become clear

    "The sky cleared after the storm"

    discharge, earn, take in, pull in, wrap up, sack, authorize, pass, make, shed light on, finish up, crystalise, illuminate, acquit, crystalize, fire up, finish off, bring in, polish off, crystallise, illume, gain, mop up, clarify, realise, solve, exculpate, unclutter, clear, elucidate, brighten, authorise, assoil, crystallize, clear up, enlighten, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, sort out, lighten, realize, lighten up, light, get through, illumine, net

  4. light upverb


    "The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano"

    clear up, fire up, illuminate, illumine, light, brighten, illume, clear

  5. light up, fire up, lightverb

    begin to smoke

    "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"

    brighten, fire up, get down, clear up, ignite, dismount, illumine, illuminate, inflame, perch, clear, get off, alight, stir up, fall, light, wake, unhorse, illume, heat

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How to use light up in a sentence?

  1. Heather Lydia Thornhill:

    Light has a beginning a middle and an end so feel the stars light up for you.

  2. Steve Scalise:

    They need to light up the Senate switchboard.

  3. Rooma Mehra:

    To paint a song.. and to sing colors.. to light up the sky with a rainbow of ecstasy ....if fantasia could come alive !!

  4. Marie Wright:

    They had a great sense of humor, and to be honest, we just used to light up whenever they were around.

  5. Jennifer Kelly:

    Jennifer Kelly, Jennifer Kelly, told FoxNews.com. Chris Cramer Cramer family had a great enthusiasm. Chris Cramer Cramer family could light up the room. i think I had a harder time with Chris Cramer Cramer going than Chris Cramer Cramer did.

Translations for light up

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  • lumiĝasEsperanto
  • [[panna]] [[tupakka, valaista, valjetaFinnish
  • acenderGalician
  • ライトアップJapanese
  • incendōLatin
  • beliichtenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • прику́ривать, загора́ться, свети́ться, заже́чь, загоре́ться, освети́ть, светле́ть, прикури́ть, свети́ть, просветле́ть, oсвети́ться, зажига́тьRussian
  • 点亮Chinese

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