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  1. shed light onverb

    Synonyms:
    elucidate, straighten out, sort out, crystallize, enlighten, clear up, illuminate, clear

  2. shed light onverb

    To illuminate; to make clear

    Synonyms:
    enlighten, crystallize, straighten out, elucidate, clear, clear up, sort out, illuminate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidateverb

    make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear

    "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"

    Synonyms:
    discharge, earn, take in, classify, elucidate, illumine, unsnarl, pull in, wrap up, enlighten, sack, authorize, assoil, irradiate, finish up, crystalise, see the light, illuminate, light up, light, crystalize, make, polish off, crystallise, sort, tidy, gain, illume, mop up, clarify, correct, realise, finish off, edify, solve, exculpate, assort, unclutter, class, put right, pass, neaten, square away, effloresce, clean up, discipline, acquit, brighten, reform, authorise, separate, crystallize, clear up, bring in, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, clear, sort out, tidy up, realize, iron out, disentangle, get through, straighten, net

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How to use shed light on in a sentence?

  1. Nicky Spencer-Coker:

    This candlelight vigil and procession is to shed light on the issue of sexual violence in Sierra Leone, remember Hannah and all unnamed victims of sexual violence.

  2. Karen Kaiser:

    After careful deliberation and exhausting our other options, The Associated Press is taking the necessary legal steps to gain access to these important documents, which will shed light on actions by the State Department and former Secretary Clinton, a presumptive 2016 presidential candidate, during some of the most significant issues of our time, the press is a proxy for the people, and AP will continue its pursuit of vital information that's in the public interest through this action and future open records requests.

  3. Scientologist John Travolta:

    I've been so happy with my (Scientology) experience in the last 40 years that I really don't have anything to say that would shed light on (a documentary) so decidedly negative.

  4. Luigi Di Maio:

    The circumstances of this brutal attack are still unclear and no effort will be spared to shed light on what happened.

  5. Walter Prince:

    Outside of the family members, friends, relatives, neighbors and other experts could talk about the domineering influence of the older brother, just about anything that can shed light on why this young man should not be executed is going to be offered.

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