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English verb: darken

1. darken (change) become dark or darker

SamplesThe sky darkened.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

Narrower (hyponym)black out, blacken out, cloud over, cloud up, dusk, overcloud

Antonymslighten up, lighten

2. darken (contact) tarnish or stain

SamplesA scandal that darkened the family's good name.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)defile, maculate, stain, sully, tarnish

3. darken (change) make dark or darker

SamplesDarken a room.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)bedim, benight, blind, cloud, dim, dim, dun, embrown, murk, overcast, shade, shade off, shadow


Antonymsbrighten, lighten up, lighten

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