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Synonyms for light up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. light up(verb)

    start to burn with a bright flame

    "The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"

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

  2. light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminate(verb)

    make lighter or brighter

    "This lamp lightens the room a bit"

    Synonyms:
    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, brighten(verb)

    become clear

    "The sky cleared after the storm"

    Synonyms:
    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 up(verb)

    ignite

    "The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano"

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

  5. light up, fire up, light(verb)

    begin to smoke

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

    Synonyms:
    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

How to pronounce light up?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say light up in sign language?

  1. lightup

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How to use light up in a sentence?

  1. RVM:

    This Diwali… Don't just light up the Sky, but stop someone Cry. Don't just eat Sweets, but share your Love on the Streets. Don't just buy Gold, but help someone who is Helpless and Old.-RVM

  2. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    When the sun sets, tens of millions of homes in India and Africa become dark. We want to light up lives of our people and power their future, but, we want to do it in a way that the snow on Kilimanjaro does not disappear, the glacier that feeds the River Ganga does not retreat and our islands are not doomed.

  3. RVM:

    Look around! People have faces with no smiles, as if they are carrying heavy baggage. Stop them! Give them a SMILE and see them Light up.

  4. Ken Catania:

    When you see the LEDs light up, think of them as the endings of pain nerves being stimulated. That will give you an idea of how effective these attacks can be.

  5. RVM:

    This Diwali… Don't just light up the Sky, but stop someone Cry. Don't just eat Sweets, but share your Love on the Streets. Don't just buy Gold, but help someone who is Helpless and Old.


Translations for light up

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  • [[panna]] [[tupakka, valjeta, valaistaFinnish
  • acenderGalician
  • ライトアップJapanese
  • incendōLatin
  • beliichtenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • прику́ривать, зажига́ть, oсвети́ться, просветле́ть, свети́ть, прикури́ть, светле́ть, освети́ть, загоре́ться, заже́чь, свети́ться, загора́тьсяRussian

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