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English verb: brighten

1. brighten (change) make lighter or brighter


SamplesThe paint will brighten the room.


Synonymslighten, lighten up


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Antonymsdarken

2. brighten (weather) become clear


SamplesThe sky cleared after the storm.


Synonymsclear, clear up, light up


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
It is ----ing


Antonymscloud, overcast









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