English to Japanese Meaning :: lighten

輝かす, 明くする
Lighten :
明るく
- 明るく明るくライトナー軽量化軽く
 

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Verb(1) make more cheerful(2) reduce the weight on; make lighter(3) become more cheerful(4) make more cheerful through the use of color(5) become lighter(6) alleviate or remove (pressure or stress

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(1) now the Lord lighten thee, thou art a great fool(2) The drapes were opened to allow the late afternoon sunshine in and lighten the atmosphere.(3) efforts to lighten the burden of regulation(4) Once he was gone, I felt the atmosphere lighten up and Coach nodded in satisfaction and left too.(5) But Dad, he seriously needs to lighten up, maybe get a girlfriend or something.(6) A regular exercise program will lighten your load as well as strengthen your back.(7) Was Tom right to take the matter so seriously, or should he lighten up a little?(8) As a kid it was a trick to add some ginger ale to lighten up the flavour.(9) In this case, even with the gamma correction set, the picture is still a bit dark, so I turned off the gamma correction and set the contrast and brightness in order to lighten it up.(10) When someone was talking about something deep or intense he would joke around to lighten up the mood.(11) Even in serious times like these, they had the strength to joke around and lighten up the air a bit.(12) Is this normal, or should I ask her to lighten up?(13) As she played, she watched the yard lighten up gradually.(14) The sky was beginning to lighten , and he felt a tingling on his skin, but there was plenty of time for what was to unfold.(15) We may seek to lighten the burden of all parents once they become parents.(16) The darkness began to lighten into a pale yellow, getting brighter as the seconds passed.
Related Words
(1) lighten up ::
輝かします
Synonyms
Verb
1. make lighter ::
軽量化
2. whiten ::
白く
4. brighten ::
明るく
5. relieve ::
和らげます
6. lighten up ::
輝かします
Different Forms
lighten, lightened, lightener, lighteners, lightening, lightens
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I was trying
to lighten the mood.

I was trying to LIGHTEN the mood.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 10


He entrusts some small matters to us
that we might lighten the load.

He entrusts some small matters to us that we might LIGHTEN the load.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 3


That\'s a joke, Brandon.
Lighten up.

That's a joke, Brandon. Lighten up.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 8


I\'ll use that one to lighten the mood
after my entire class fails the midterm.

I'll use that one to LIGHTEN the mood after my entire class fails the midterm.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 2


I\'m just... I\'m trying
to lighten the mood.

I'm just... I'm trying to LIGHTEN the mood.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 17


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