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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: brighten (0.01067 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to brighten.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: brighten membuat terang, mencemerlangkan, mencerahkan, menjadi terang
English → English (WordNet) Definition: brighten brighten v 1: make lighter or brighter; “The paint will brighten the room” [syn: lighten up, lighten] [ant: darken] 2: become clear; “The sky cleared after the storm” [syn: clear up , clear, light up] [ant: overcast] 3: become brighter; “The sky brightened around noon”; “Her face brightened when she heard the good news” [ant: darken] 4: become brighter; “The sky brightened” [syn: lighten] [ant: darken]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Brighten Brighten \Bright"en\, v. i. [AS. beorhtan.] To grow bright, or more bright; to become less dark or gloomy; to clear up; to become bright or cheerful. [1913 Webster] And night shall brighten into day. --N. Cotton. [1913 Webster] And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere world be past. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Brighten \Bright"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brightened; p. pr. & vb. n. Brightening.] Note: [From Bright, a.] 1. To make bright or brighter; to make to shine; to increase the luster of; to give a brighter hue to. [1913 Webster] 2. To make illustrious, or more distinguished; to add luster or splendor to. [1913 Webster] The present queen would brighten her character, if she would exert her authority to instill virtues into her people. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. To improve or relieve by dispelling gloom or removing that which obscures and darkens; to shed light upon; to make cheerful; as, to brighten one's prospects. [1913 Webster] An ecstasy, which mothers only feel, Plays round my heart and brightens all my sorrow. --Philips. [1913 Webster] 4. To make acute or witty; to enliven. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]


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