Another word for Light


light, lightness - the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures

Example:- he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark

brightness, brightness level, light, luminance, luminosity, luminousness - the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

Example:- its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun

light - public awareness

Example:- it brought the scandal to light

light, spark, sparkle, twinkle - merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

Example:- he had a sparkle in his eye

light - mental understanding as an enlightening experience

Example:- he finally saw the light

light, lighting - having abundant light or illumination

Example:- they played as long as it was light

light, light source - any device serving as a source of illumination

Example:- he stopped the car and turned off the lights

light - an illuminated area

Example:- he stepped into the light

light - a visual warning signal

Example:- they saw the light of the beacon

light - a person regarded very fondly

Example:- the light of my life

light - a particular perspective or aspect of a situation

Example:- although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand

Christ Within, Inner Light, Light, Light Within - a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

igniter, ignitor, light, lighter - a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

Example:- do you have a light?

illumination, light - a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination

Example:- follow God's light

light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

Example:- the light was filtered through a soft glass window


alight, light, perch - to come to rest, settle

Example:- Misfortune lighted upon him

illume, illuminate, illumine, light, light up - make lighter or brighter

Example:- This lamp lightens the room a bit

fall, light - fall to somebody by assignment or lot

Example:- The task fell to me

ignite, light - cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

Example:- Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter

fire up, light, light up - begin to smoke

Example:- After the meal, some of the diners lit up

dismount, get down, get off, light, unhorse - alight from (a horse)


light - psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles

Example:- a light heart

light - of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment

Example:- light infantry

light - of little intensity or power or force

Example:- the light touch of her fingers

light - of comparatively little physical weight or density

Example:- a light load

light - not great in degree or quantity or number

Example:- a light sentence

light - characterized by or emitting light

Example:- a room that is light when the shutters are open

light, light-colored - (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

Example:- light blue

light - (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average

Example:- light water is ordinary water

faint, light, light-headed, lightheaded, swooning - weak and likely to lose consciousness

Example:- suddenly felt faint from the pain

light - very thin and insubstantial

Example:- thin paper

idle, light - silly or trivial

Example:- idle pleasure

light, lightsome, tripping - moving easily and quickly; nimble

Example:- the dancer was light and graceful

abstemious, light - marked by temperance in indulgence

Example:- abstemious with the use of adverbs

light, scant, short - less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

Example:- a light pound

light - intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound

Example:- light verse

calorie-free, light, lite, low-cal - having relatively few calories

Example:- diet cola

light - having little importance

Example:- losing his job was no light matter

light - easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned

Example:- a light diet

light - designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight

Example:- light aircraft

light - demanding little effort; not burdensome

Example:- light housework

easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton - casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

Example:- her easy virtue

light, unaccented, weak - (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress

Example:- a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable

light - (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency

Example:- light soil

clean, clear, light, unclouded - (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

Example:- efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings

light, wakeful - (of sleep) easily disturbed

Example:- in a light doze


light, lightly - with few burdens

Example:- experienced travellers travel light

Tweets containing the word Light

Source : WordNet