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Synonyms for lighter
ˈlaɪ tərlighter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. igniter, ignitor, lighternoun

    a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire

    igniter, hoy, ignitor, barge, flatboat, light

  2. lighter, light, igniter, ignitornoun

    a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

    "do you have a light?"

    illumination, barge, igniter, lighting, lightness, sparkle, light source, brightness level, flatboat, hoy, spark, luminosity, visible radiation, luminousness, luminance, light, ignitor, brightness, twinkle, visible light

  3. barge, flatboat, hoy, lighterverb

    a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)

    hoy, igniter, barge, flatboat, light, ignitor

  4. lighterverb

    transport in a flatbottom boat

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  1. List of paraphrases for "lighter":

    paler, lighters, barge, barges, leaner, fainter, clearer, easier, softer, lesser

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  1. Darrell Cronk:

    You've an environment where we're digesting the move down in interest rates and the yield curve yesterday, volume is lighter today. You're not getting outsized movements one way or the other.

  2. Josh Hawley:

    This is an individual who, across her career — from the time she was in law school, to her service on the United States Sentencing Commission, to her time on the federal bench — has consistently argued to give criminals lighter sentences to reduce the mandatory sentences that are imposed for criminal offenses to let criminals out of jail early.

  3. Jonathan Williams:

    Pro-growth policies, such as lighter tax and regulatory burdens, boost state economic activity and attract citizens looking to enhance their well-being.

  4. Phil Mickelson:

    I'm getting lighter, developing more core strength and speed and increasing my ball speed.

  5. Goodyear Vice President Pierre Jambon:

    Lighter-than-air seems to be a category of aircraft that captures people's imaginations, it's peaceful; it's slow; it's a wonderful experience. Will there be an airship renaissance? Anything is possible, but I wouldn't predict that.

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