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Definition of 'brighten'


  1. make lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room"
       Synonyms: lighten up lighten
       Antonyms: darken
  2. become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
       Synonyms: clear up clear light up
  3. become brighter; "The sky brightened around noon"; "Her face brightened when she heard the good news"
       Antonyms: darken dim
  4. become brighter; "The sky brightened"
       Synonyms: lighten
       Antonyms: darken

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