English Vietnamese dictionary
- động tính từ quá khứ của light
Advanced English dictionary
past tense, past participle of LIGHT
1 illumination, brightness, daylight, lamplight, candlelight, firelight, gaslight, torchlight, starlight, moonlight, sunlight; gegenschein, counterglow:
There is just enough light for me to read the label.
2 lamp, light-bulb, torch, beacon, lantern, candle, flare, headlight or headlamp, street-light or street lamp, US and Canadian flashlight:
I saw a light in the distance. Someone turned off the lights.
3 radiance, radiation, luminescence, glare, gleam, glow, reflection, luminosity, shine, sparkle, scintillation, incandescence, phosphorescence, fluorescence:
The light of the full moon shone through the window.
4 daybreak, dawn, sunrise, US sun-up:
We leave at first light.
5 clarification, enlightenment, insight, understanding, elucidation, simplification, explanation:
After an hour's talk with his lawyer, he finally saw the light and confessed. Can you shed a little light on this problem, Robyn?
6 window, window-pane:
The west wall has three windows of six lights each.
7 match, lighter, spill, taper, fire, flame, ignition:
Can you give me a light for my cigarette?
Note the chiaroscuro effect from the lights and shadows in the drawing
9 bring to light. reveal, unearth, find, uncover, unveil, discover, expose, disclose, make known:
A vital fact has recently been brought to light.
10 come to light. be revealed, be unearthed, be uncovered, be unveiled, be discovered, be exposed, be disclosed, appear, come out, turn up, transpire, develop, evolve, emerge:
The truth about her parents has finally come to light.
11 Brit in the light of or US in light of. considering, in view of, in consideration of, taking into account, keeping or bearing in mind:
In the light of his condition, he has decided to pull out of the competition
12 shed or throw (some, a little) light on. explain, elucidate, simplify, clarify:
Perhaps you could throw some light on the reason why she refuses to leave the house.
13 (well-)illuminated, bright, alight, (well-)lit, (well-)lighted, shining, luminous, effulgent, brilliant, beaming, incandescent, phosphorescent, fluorescent:
The lightest room in the house is the kitchen.
14 pale, light-hued:
Put the light blue chair over here.
15 ignite, set alight, set or put a match to, kindle; burn, touch off, set fire to, fire:
It's getting chilly, so you'd better light the fire. When the bomb was in place, they lit the fuse
16 illuminate, light up, lighten, brighten:
Take this candle to light your way to the bedroom.
17 turn on, switch on, put on:
Light the lamps.
18 light up. lighten, brighten, cheer up, liven up:
The moment she walked in, the whole room lit up. Her face lit up when she saw him.
1 lightweight, portable:
I bought some light garden furniture.
2 underweight, skinny, slight:
Isn't Ted a bit light for his height?
3 faint, dim, obscure, indistinct, unclear, faded, imperceptible:
There is a very light pencil mark on the paper.
4 faint, gentle, mild, slight, delicate, insignificant:
A light breeze rippled the surface of the pool.
5 dainty, graceful, delicate, gentle, slight:
He felt the light brush of her lips on his.
6 not weighty, frivolous, unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential, inconsiderable, trivial, trifling, evanescent, unsubstantial, slight, superficial:
The party was a very light affair.
7 nimble, agile, active, swift, spry, lithe, sprightly, lightsome, light-footed, limber, lissom or lissome:
When dancing, he may be light on his feet, but he's not very light on mine.
8 simple-minded, light-headed, scatterbrained, rattle-brained, bird-brained, feather-brained, hare-brained, flighty, giddy, dizzy, silly, inane, foolish, frivolous, empty-headed, vacant, vacuous, shallow, superficial:
Featherstone is a bit too light in the head to be a good manager.
9 cheerful, happy, gay, sunny, merry, light-hearted, happy-go-lucky, easygoing, joyful, jovial, jolly:
No‰l has written another light drawing-room comedy.
10 easy, not burdensome, endurable, bearable, tolerable, supportable, undemanding, effortless, untaxing, moderate:
After my surgery, I was able to resume light duties at the office. The tax on such a small income is very light. You should take some light exercise every day
11 amusing, entertaining, witty, diverting:
The book hasn't much substance, but it makes good light reading.
12 make light of. dismiss, write off, shrug off; trivialize; ridicule:
The teacher made light of my attempts to play the concerto.
13 alight, land, come or go down, descend, settle; deplane, disembark or debark, detrain, dismount:
The bird was so tame it lighted on my finger.
14 light into. attack, assail, lambaste, assault, pounce or fall on or upon, beat, belabour; abuse, tongue-lash, harangue, upbraid, scold, berate, Colloq lace into; Slang clobber:
He really lit into the challenger in the third round. Her mother lit into her for not doing her homework
15 light on or upon. chance or happen or stumble or hit on or upon, come across, encounter, find, meet up with:
She claimed she lit upon the formula when reading some ancient hieroglyphics.
Concise English dictionary
+the humanistic study of a body of literature
+provided with artificial light
+set afire or burning
+(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; emitting or reflecting light
+an illuminated area
+a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination
+the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures
+a person regarded very fondly
+mental understanding as an enlightening experience
+having abundant light or illumination
+merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
+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
+make lighter or brighter
+begin to smoke
+to come to rest, settle
+cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
+fall to somebody by assignment or lot
+get off (a horse)
+of comparatively little physical weight or density
+(used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent
+of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment
+not great in degree or quantity or number
+psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles
+characterized by or emitting light
+used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress
+easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned
+(used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
+(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
+moving easily and quickly; nimble
+demanding little effort; not burdensome
+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; not serious or profound
+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
+with few burdens