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light as in with few burdens
  • "experienced travellers travel light"

Synonyms

  • lightly without good reason; with few burdens; with little weight or force; indulging with temperance; with indifference or without dejection; in a small quantity or extent; to a slight degree
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light as in make lighter or brighter
  • "This lamp lightens the room a bit"

Synonyms

  • illume make lighter or brighter
  • illumine make lighter or brighter
  • light up start to burn with a bright flame; make lighter or brighter; become clear; ignite; begin to smoke
  • illuminate make lighter or brighter; make free from confusion or ambiguity; add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
light as in begin to smoke
  • "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"

Synonyms

  • light up start to burn with a bright flame; make lighter or brighter; become clear; ignite; begin to smoke
  • fire up arouse or excite feelings and passions; begin to smoke
light as in to come to rest, settle
  • "Misfortune lighted upon him"

Synonyms

  • alight lighted up by or as by fire or flame; to come to rest, settle; come down
  • perch sit, as on a branch; to come to rest, settle; cause to perch or sit; support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird) ; a linear measure of 16.5 feet ; a square rod of land ; an elevated place serving as a seat ; any of numerous fishes of America and Europe ; spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes ; any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes
light as in cause to start burning
  • "subject to fire or great heat"
  • "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"
  • "Light a cigarette"

Synonyms

  • ignite cause to start burning; start to burn or burst into flames; arouse or excite feelings and passions; start or maintain a fire in
light as in fall to somebody by assignment or lot
  • "The task fell to me"
  • "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

Synonyms

  • fall the season when the leaves fall from the trees; a sudden drop from an upright position; the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve; a downward slope or bend ; a lapse into sin; a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; a movement downward; the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); the time of day immediately following sunset; when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat ; a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind; come under, be classified or included; fall from clouds; suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; die, as in battle or in a hunt; touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; be captured; occur at a specified time or place; decrease in size, extent, or range; yield to temptation or sin; lose office or power; to be given by assignment or distribution; move in a specified direction; be due; lose one's chastity; to be given by right or inheritance; come into the possession of; fall to somebody by assignment or lot; be inherited by; slope downward; lose an upright position suddenly; drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; fall or flow in a certain way; assume a disappointed or sad expression; be cast down; come out; be born, used chiefly of lambs; begin vigorously; go as if by falling; come as if by falling
light as in alight from (a horse)

    Synonyms

    • unhorse alight from (a horse)
    • dismount alight from (a horse) ; the act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)
    • get off leave a vehicle, aircraft, etc. ; be relieved of one's duties temporarily ; transfer; cause to be acquitted; escape potentially unpleasant consequences; enjoy in a sexual way; alight from (a horse) ; get out of quickly; send via the postal service; get high, stoned, or drugged; deliver verbally
    • get down lower (one's body) as by kneeling; move something or somebody to a lower position; alight from (a horse) ; pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking; lower someone's spirits; put down in writing; take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    light as in start or maintain a fire in
    • "fire the furnace"

    Synonyms

    • fire the event of something burning (often destructive); the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; a fireplace in which a relatively small fire is burning; once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles) ; feelings of great warmth and intensity; fuel that is burning and is used as a means for cooking; a severe trial; intense adverse criticism; start firing a weapon ; cause to go off; bake in a kiln so as to harden; terminate the employment of; go off or discharge; drive out or away by or as if by fire; call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); destroy by fire; provide with fuel; generate an electrical impulse; become ignited; start or maintain a fire in
    • ignite cause to start burning; start to burn or burst into flames; arouse or excite feelings and passions; start or maintain a fire in
    light as in (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    • "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"

    Synonyms

    • visible light (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    • visible radiation (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    light as in any device serving as a source of illumination
    • "he stopped the car and turned off the lights"

    Synonyms

    • light source any device serving as a source of illumination
    light as in a particular perspective or aspect of a situation
    • "although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand"
    light as in the quality of being luminous
    • "emitting or reflecting light"
    • "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"

    Synonyms

    • luminosity the quality of being luminous
    • brightness the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white ; intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty ; the quality of being luminous
    • brightness level the quality of being luminous
    • luminance the quality of being luminous
    • luminousness the quality of being luminous
    light as in an illuminated area
    • "he stepped into the light"
    light as in a condition of spiritual awareness
    • "divine illumination"
    • "follow God's light"

    Synonyms

    • illumination a condition of spiritual awareness; the degree of visibility of your environment ; an interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding; the luminous flux incident on a unit area ; painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated medieval manuscripts)
    light as in the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
    • "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"

    Synonyms

    • lightness a feeling of joy and pride ; the property of being comparatively small in weight; the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble ; having a light color ; the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; the trait of being lighthearted and frivolous
    light as in a person regarded very fondly
    • "the light of my life"
    light as in having abundant light or illumination
    • "they played as long as it was light"
    • "as long as the lighting was good"

    Synonyms

    • lighting having abundant light or illumination; apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film ; the craft of providing artificial light; the act of setting something on fire
    light as in mental understanding as an enlightening experience
    • "he finally saw the light"
    • "can you shed light on this problem?"
    light as in merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    • "he had a sparkle in his eye"
    • "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"

    Synonyms

    • sparkle merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; the occurrence of a small flash or spark ; the quality of shining with a bright reflected light ; reflect brightly; be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity; emit or produce sparks; become bubbly or frothy or foaming
    • twinkle gleam or glow intermittently; emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; a rapid change in brightness; merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
    • spark put in motion or move to act; emit or produce sparks; a momentary flash of light ; merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field ; a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger; Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918) ; a small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction
    light as in public awareness
    • "it brought the scandal to light"
    light as in a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

      Synonyms

      • Inner Light a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
      • Light with few burdens; make lighter or brighter; begin to smoke; to come to rest, settle; cause to start burning; fall to somebody by assignment or lot; alight from (a horse) ; start or maintain a fire in; (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; any device serving as a source of illumination; a particular perspective or aspect of a situation; the quality of being luminous; an illuminated area; a condition of spiritual awareness; the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; a person regarded very fondly; having abundant light or illumination; mental understanding as an enlightening experience; merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; public awareness; a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul ; a visual warning signal; a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; of comparatively little physical weight or density; (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent; of the military or industry; not great in degree or quantity or number; psychologically light; characterized by or emitting light; (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency; (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; moving easily and quickly; demanding little effort; of little intensity or power or force; (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average; weak and likely to lose consciousness; very thin and insubstantial; marked by temperance in indulgence; less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; having little importance; intended primarily as entertainment; silly or trivial; designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight; having relatively few calories; (of sleep) easily disturbed; casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
      • Light Within a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
      • Christ Within a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul
      light as in a visual warning signal
      • "they saw the light of the beacon"
      • "there was a light at every corner"
      light as in a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
      • "do you have a light?"

      Synonyms

      • lighter transport in a flatbottom boat ; a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire ; a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
      • igniter a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire ; a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
      • ignitor a substance used to ignite or kindle a fire ; a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires
      light as in of comparatively little physical weight or density
      • "a light load"
      • "magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C"
      light as in (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
      • "light blue"
      • "light colors such as pastels"
      • "a light-colored powder"

      Synonyms

      • light-colored (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
      light as in of the military or industry
      • "using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment"
      • "light infantry"
      • "light cavalry"
      • "light industry"
      • "light weapons"
      light as in not great in degree or quantity or number
      • "a light sentence"
      • "a light accent"
      • "casualties were light"
      • "light snow was falling"
      • "light misty rain"
      • "light smoke from the chimney"
      light as in psychologically light
      • "especially free from sadness or troubles"
      • "a light heart"
      light as in characterized by or emitting light
      • "a room that is light when the shutters are open"
      • "the inside of the house was airy and light"
      light as in (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
      • "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable"
      • "a weak stress on the second syllable"

      Synonyms

      • unaccented (used of syllables) carrying no stress; (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress
      • weak wanting in physical strength; overly diluted; (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress; wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; tending downward in price; deficient or lacking in some skill; lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection ; not having authority, political strength, or governing power; deficient in magnitude; likely to fail under stress or pressure; deficient in intelligence or mental power
      light as in easily assimilated in the alimentary canal
      • "not rich or heavily seasoned"
      • "a light diet"
      light as in (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
      • "light soil"
      light as in (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
      • "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"
      • "clear laughter like a waterfall"
      • "clear reds and blues"
      • "a light lilting voice like a silver bell"

      Synonyms

      • clean a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead ; completely; in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; clean and tidy up the house; clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; be cleanable; deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; remove while making clean; remove unwanted substances from ; remove shells or husks from; free from dirt or impurities; free of restrictions or qualifications; (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; free from impurities; (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense; ritually clean or pure ; not spreading pollution or contamination; (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; free from sepsis or infection; morally pure; (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; (of a surface) not written or printed on; exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; without difficulties or problems; thorough and without qualification; not carrying concealed weapons ; free from clumsiness; free of drugs
      • clear completely; in an easily perceptible manner; the state of being free of suspicion; a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; readily apparent to the mind; free from confusion or doubt; affording free passage or view; allowing light to pass through; free from contact or proximity or connection; characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt); (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law; clear and distinct to the senses; accurately stated or described; free from clouds or mist or haze; free of restrictions or qualifications; free from flaw or blemish or impurity; clear of charges or deductions; easily deciphered ; freed from any question of guilt; characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; rid of obstructions; make a way or path by removing objects; become clear; grant authorization or clearance for; remove; go unchallenged; be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; go away or disappear; pass by, over, or under without making contact; make free from confusion or ambiguity; free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment; clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; yield as a net profit; make as a net profit; earn on some commercial or business transaction; sell; pass an inspection or receive authorization; pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; settle, as of a debt; make clear, bright, light, or translucent; rid of instructions or data; remove (people) from a building; remove the occupants of; free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
      • unclouded (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; free from clouds; not mentally disordered; not made opaque or cloudy by sediment
      light as in moving easily and quickly
      • "nimble"
      • "the dancer was light and graceful"
      • "a lightsome buoyant step"
      • "walked with a light tripping step"

      Synonyms

      • lightsome moving easily and quickly; carefree and happy and lighthearted
      • tripping characterized by a buoyant rhythm; moving easily and quickly
      light as in demanding little effort
      • "not burdensome"
      • "light housework"
      • "light exercise"
      light as in of little intensity or power or force
      • "the light touch of her fingers"
      • "a light breeze"
      light as in (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average
      • "light water is ordinary water"
      light as in weak and likely to lose consciousness
      • "suddenly felt faint from the pain"
      • "was sick and faint from hunger"
      • "felt light in the head"
      • "a swooning fit"
      • "light-headed with wine"
      • "light-headed from lack of sleep"

      Synonyms

      • faint pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain ; a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain ; deficient in magnitude; lacking clarity or distinctness; lacking strength or vigor; weak and likely to lose consciousness; indistinctly understood or felt or perceived; lacking conviction or boldness or courage
      • swooning weak and likely to lose consciousness
      • light-headed weak and likely to lose consciousness; lacking seriousness
      • lightheaded weak and likely to lose consciousness; lacking seriousness
      light as in very thin and insubstantial
      • "thin paper"
      • "light summer dresses"
      light as in marked by temperance in indulgence
      • "abstemious with the use of adverbs"
      • "a light eater"
      • "a light smoker"
      • "ate a light supper"

      Synonyms

      • abstemious sparing in consumption of especially food and drink; marked by temperance in indulgence
      • light(a)
      light as in less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
      • "a light pound"
      • "a scant cup of sugar"
      • "regularly gives short weight"

      Synonyms

      • scant(p)
      • short cheat someone by not returning him enough money ; create a short circuit in ; the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed ; accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference ; the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base ; quickly and without warning; without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold; clean across; at some point or distance before a goal is reached; so as to interrupt; at a disadvantage; in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; primarily temporal sense; (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; low in stature; of insufficient quantity to meet a need; (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices; of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration; less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; lacking foresight or scope; tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; marked by rude or peremptory shortness
      light as in having little importance
      • "losing his job was no light matter"
      light as in intended primarily as entertainment
      • "not serious or profound"
      • "light verse"
      • "a light comedy"
      light as in silly or trivial
      • "idle pleasure"
      • "light banter"
      • "light idle chatter"

      Synonyms

      • idle the state of an engine or other mechanism that is idling; run disconnected or idle; be idle; not in action or at work; without a basis in reason or fact; not in active use; silly or trivial; lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; not yielding a return; not having a job
      light as in designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight
      • "light aircraft"
      • "a light truck"
      light as in having relatively few calories
      • "diet cola"
      • "light (or lite) beer"
      • "lite (or light) mayonnaise"
      • "a low-cal diet"

      Synonyms

      • lite having relatively few calories
      • low-cal having relatively few calories
      • calorie-free having relatively few calories
      light as in (of sleep) easily disturbed
      • "in a light doze"
      • "a light sleeper"
      • "a restless wakeful night"

      Synonyms

      • wakeful carefully observant or attentive; (of sleep) easily disturbed; marked by full consciousness or alertness
      light as in casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
      • "her easy virtue"
      • "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"
      • "wanton behavior"

      Synonyms

      • easy with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily'); without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); in a relaxed manner; posing no difficulty; not hurried or forced; free from worry or anxiety; affording pleasure; having little impact; readily exploited or tricked; in fortunate circumstances financially; marked by moderate steepness; affording comfort; casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
      • loose without restraint; grant freedom to; turn loose or free from restraint; make loose or looser; become loose or looser or less tight; not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; (of a ball in sport) not in the possession or control of any player; not tight; not officially recognized or controlled; not literal; emptying easily or excessively; not affixed; not tense or taut; (of textures) full of small openings or gaps; lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; not carefully arranged in a package; having escaped, especially from confinement; casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
      • promiscuous not selective of a single class or person; casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
      • sluttish characteristic of or befitting a slut or slattern; casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
      • wanton lewd or lascivious woman ; occurring without motivation or provocation; casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; waste time; indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life ; spend wastefully; become extravagant; engage in amorous play ; behave extremely cruelly and brutally

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