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Light (IPA: /ˈɫaɪt/)


Light (n.)

That agent, force, or action in nature by the operation of which upon the organs of sight, objects are rendered visible or luminous.

Light (n.)

That which furnishes, or is a source of, light, as the sun, a star, a candle, a lighthouse, etc.

Light (n.)

The time during which the light of the sun is visible; day; especially, the dawn of day.

Light (n.)

The brightness of the eye or eyes.

Light (n.)

The medium through which light is admitted, as a window, or window pane; a skylight; in architecture, one of the compartments of a window made by a mullion or mullions.

Light (n.)

Life; existence.

Light (n.)

Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity.

Light (n.)

The power of perception by vision.

Light (n.)

That which illumines or makes clear to the mind; mental or spiritual illumination; enlightenment; knowledge; information.

Light (n.)

Prosperity; happiness; joy; felicity.

Light (n.)

The manner in which the light strikes upon a picture; that part of a picture which represents those objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or other scene; -- opposed to shade. Cf. Chiaroscuro.

Light (n.)

Appearance due to the particular facts and circumstances presented to view; point of view; as, to state things fairly and put them in the right light.

Light (n.)

One who is conspicuous or noteworthy; a model or example; as, the lights of the age or of antiquity.

Light (n.)

A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or colored flame; as, a Bengal light.

Light (superl)

Having light; not dark or obscure; bright; clear; as, the apartment is light.

Light (superl)

White or whitish; not intense or very marked; not of a deep shade; moderately colored; as, a light color; a light brown; a light complexion.

Light (n.)

To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as, to light a candle or lamp; to light the gas; -- sometimes with up.

Light (n.)

To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; -- often with up.

Light (n.)

To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.

Light (v. i.)

To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light.

Light (v. i.)

To be illuminated; to receive light; to brighten; -- with up; as, the room lights up very well.

Light (superl.)

Having little, or comparatively little, weight; not tending to the center of gravity with force; not heavy.

Light (superl.)

Not burdensome; easy to be lifted, borne, or carried by physical strength; as, a light burden, or load.

Light (superl.)

Easy to be endured or performed; not severe; not difficult; as, a light affliction or task.

Light (superl.)

Easy to be digested; not oppressive to the stomach; as, light food; also, containing little nutriment.

Light

Electromagnetic radiation in or near visible spectrum

Light

Family name

Light

Science fiction novel

Light

State electoral district of South Australia

Light

Album by Jeff Deyo

Light Synonyms

Fluorescent, Floodlighted, Lamplit, Candescent, Lit, Incandescent, Lighted, Candent, White, Lighting-up, Autofluorescent, Ablaze, Luminescent, Bioluminescent, Livid, Sunstruck, Floodlit, Well-lighted, Illuminating, Illuminated, Inflamed, Phosphorescent, Sunlit, Reddened, Bright

Light Synonyms

Abstemious, Temperate

Light Synonyms

Buoyant, Airy, Lighter-than-air, Floaty, Low-density

Light Synonyms

Unclouded, Pure, Clean, Clear

Light Synonyms

Digestible

Light Synonyms

Easy, Promiscuous, Unchaste, Sluttish, Wanton, Loose

Light Synonyms

Soft, Gentle, Easy

Light Synonyms

Light-headed, Ill, Swooning, Sick, Faint, Lightheaded

Light Synonyms

Thin, Flimsy

Light Synonyms

Fooling, Casual

Light Synonyms

Loose, Sandy, Friable

Light Synonyms

Frivolous

Light Synonyms

Idle, Frivolous

Light Synonyms

Insignificant, Unimportant

Light Synonyms

Light-armed, Lightly-armed

Light Synonyms

Pastel, Palish, Powdery, White, Pale, Light-colored

Light Synonyms

Light-duty

Light Synonyms

Lightsome, Light-footed, Tripping

Light Synonyms

Lite, Fat-free, Fatless, Nonfat, Low-cal, Calorie-free

Light Synonyms

Short, Scant, Insufficient, Deficient

Light Synonyms

Weak, Unstressed, Unaccented

Light Synonyms

Undemanding

Light Synonyms

Shallow, Wakeful

Light Synonyms

Lightly

Light Synonyms

Illumination

LIGHT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Lighting

LIGHT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Lighting System

Light Rhymes

Beit, Bight, Bite, Blight, Bright, Brite, Byte, Cite, Clyte, Dwight, Feit, Fight, Fite, Flight, Fright, Height, Heit, Hiett, Hight, Hite, Kight, Kite, Knight, Kyte, Light, Lite, Might, Mite, Night, Nite, Plight, Quite, Reit, Right, Rite, Scheidt, Sight, Site, Sleight, Slight, Smite, Spight, Spite, Sprite, Streit, Strite, Tight, Trite, Twite, White, Whyte, Wight, Wright, Write, Zeit

Alight, Allright, Alright, Aright, Clevite, Contrite, Delight, Despite, Dunite, Ebright, Enright, Enwright, Excite, Forthright, Ignite, Incite, Indict, Indite, Invite, Lafite, Macknight, Mccright, Mcknight, Mcright, Mcwhite, Mcwright, Nonwhite, Onsite, Outright, Polite, Recite, Rewrite, Tonight, Tonite, Upright, Uptight

De-excite, Disinvite, Overnight, Overnite, Overwrite, Reignite, Reinvite, Reunite, Riunite, Satterwhite, Semi-height

Overexcite

Light (Last Name / Surname)

Light is the #2,164 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 16,769 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Light in Spanish is Ligero

Tagalog Translation

Light in Tagalog is Ilaw

Example Sentence (Quote)

" ( Light Puck) I got this!" - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Less than x5 Light Puck) This is nothing." - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (x5 Light Puck) Any last words?!" - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (x5 Light Puck) Now we're talking..." - The World Ends with You

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [repeated line, whenever he has an idea] Light bulb!" - Despicable Me


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