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Meaning of LIGHT UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
  2. [v]  begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
  3. [v]  start to burn with a bright flame; "The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"
  4. [v]  ignite; "The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano"
  5. [v]  become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
 
 Synonyms: brighten, clear, clear up, fire up, illume, illuminate, illumine, light, light
 
 Antonyms: cloud, overcast
 
 See Also: catch fire, combust, conflagrate, erupt, floodlight, ignite, ignite, light, lighten, lighten up, smoke, spotlight, take fire

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: annoy, arouse, awake, awaken, bank, beacon, blow the coals, blow up, brace up, brighten, brighten up, buck up, burn, call forth, call up, cheer up, chirk up, conflagrate, enkindle, enlighten, enrage, excite, fan, fan the fire, fan the flame, feed, feed the fire, fire, flame, flood with light, floodlight, foment, frenzy, heat, highlight, ignite, illume, illuminate, illumine, impassion, incense, incite, inflame, infuriate, irradiate, key up, kindle, lather up, light, light the fuse, lighten, luminate, madden, move, overexcite, overshine, perk up, rekindle, relight, relume, relumine, revive, rouse, set astir, set fire to, set on fire, shed light upon, shine upon, spotlight, steam up, stir, stir the blood, stir the embers, stir the feelings, stir the fire, stir up, stoke, stoke the fire, strike a light, summon up, take heart, throw light upon, torch, touch off, turn on, wake, wake up, waken, warm, warm the blood, whip up, work into, work up
 

 

 

 

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