light, lit, lighted

light, lit, lighted
أَنَارَ \ brighten: to make or become bright. illuminate: to give light to: An illuminated sign hung over the cinema. light, lit, lighted: (of electric lamps or fires; rarely used except in passive tenses) to turn on the supply of electricity: The street lamps were already lit, make bright: The room was badly lit by one small lamp. put: (of lights, etc. with on) to cause to burn: Put the lights on (Make them shine).

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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  • lighted — adj. 1. set afire or burning. Syn: ignited, enkindled, kindled, lit. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. Illuminated by artificial light; as, lighted by a high powered searchligh. Syn: illuminated, lit, well lighted. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • light — I [[t]la͟ɪt[/t]] BRIGHTNESS OR ILLUMINATION ♦♦ lights, lighting, lit, lighted, lighter, lightest (The form lit is the usual past tense and past participle, but the form lighted is also used.) 1) N UNCOUNT: also the N Light is the brightness that… …   English dictionary

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  • Lighted — Light Light, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lighted} (l[imac]t [e^]d) or {Lit} (l[i^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lighting}.] [AS. l[=i]htan to alight orig., to relieve (a horse) of the rider s burden, to make less heavy, fr. l[=i]ht light. See {Light} not heavy,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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