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"light" Meaning in English

1. make lighter or brighter
Part of speech : verb
Example : This lamp lightens the room a bit
2. the quality of being luminous
Part of speech : noun
Example : emitting or reflecting light
3. cause to start burning
Part of speech : verb
4. weak and likely to lose consciousness
Part of speech : adjective
5. having relatively few calories
Part of speech : adjective
6. merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
Part of speech : noun
7. moving easily and quickly
Part of speech : adjective
8. (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable
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9. begin to smoke
Part of speech : verb
10. to come to rest, settle
Part of speech : verb
Example : Misfortune lighted upon him
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11. marked by temperance in indulgence
Part of speech : adjective
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12. with few burdens
Part of speech : adverb
Example : experienced travellers travel light
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13. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
Part of speech : adjective
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14. with regard to color, having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
Part of speech : adjective
Example : Light blue is a color associated with the University of North Carolina.
15. (of sleep) easily disturbed
Part of speech : adjective
Example : in a light doze
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16. of the military or industry
Part of speech : adjective
Example : using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment
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17. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
Part of speech : adjective
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18. silly or trivial
Part of speech : adjective
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19. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a light pound
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20. any device serving as a source of illumination
Part of speech : noun
Example : I stopped the car and turned off the lights.
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21. a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
Part of speech : noun
Example : do you have a light?
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22. the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
Part of speech : noun
Example : The director was excellent at making the light part add to the drama of the play.
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23. (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
Part of speech : noun
Example : the light was filtered through a soft glass window
24. having abundant light or illumination
Part of speech : noun
Example : they played as long as it was light
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25. a condition of spiritual awareness
Part of speech : noun
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26. alight from (a horse)
Part of speech : verb
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27. fall to somebody by assignment or lot
Part of speech : verb
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28. characterized by or emitting light
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a room that is light when the shutters are open
29. (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
Part of speech : adjective
Example : light soil
30. demanding little effort
Part of speech : adjective
31. easily assimilated in the alimentary canal
Part of speech : adjective
32. of comparatively little physical weight or density
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a light load
33. designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight
Part of speech : adjective
Example : light aircraft
34. psychologically light
Part of speech : adjective
35. not great in degree or quantity or number
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a light sentence
36. (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
Part of speech : adjective
Example : light water is ordinary water
37. of little intensity or power or force
Part of speech : adjective
Example : The light touch of their fingers was exhilirating.
38. intended primarily as entertainment
Part of speech : adjective
39. having little importance
Part of speech : adjective
Example : Losing a job is no light matter.
40. very thin and insubstantial
Part of speech : adjective
41. public awareness
Part of speech : noun
Example : it brought the scandal to light
42. mental understanding as an enlightening experience
Part of speech : noun
Example : They finally saw the light.
43. a particular perspective or aspect of a situation
Part of speech : noun
Example : Although they saw it in a different light, they still did not understand.
44. a visual warning signal
Part of speech : noun
Example : they saw the light of the beacon
45. an illuminated area
Part of speech : noun
Example : I stepped into the light.
46. a person regarded very fondly
Part of speech : noun
Example : the light of my life

Translation for "light"

light meaning in Spanish : ligero
  • light meaning in German : Licht
  • light meaning in Japanese : 光
  • light meaning in Turkish : ışık
  • light meaning in Chinese : 光
  • light meaning in Arabic : ضوء
  • light meaning in Polish : światło
  • light meaning in Hindi : रोशनी
  • light meaning in French : lumière
  • light meaning in Russian : свет
  • light meaning in Tamil : ஒளி
  • light meaning in Telugu : కాంతి
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