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Brighten Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • become brighter; "The sky brightened"
  • make lighter or brighter; "The paint will brighten the room"
  • become brighter; "The sky brightened around noon"; "Her face brightened when she heard the good news"
  • become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Brighten'

  • Brighten: Brighten is a pop rock band from Chico, California , consisting of brothers Justin (guitar, lead vocals) and Jimmy (drums) Richards, and ...
  • Brighten the Corners: Brighten the Corners is the fourth studio album released by Pavement . All songs were written by lead singer Stephen Malkmus , apart from ...
  • Brighten the Corner: Brighten the Corner is a 1967 studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald , debut album on Capitol Records The album charted ...
  • Optical brightener: Optical brighteners, optical brightening agents (OBAs), fluorescent brightening agents (FBAs) or fluorescent whitening agents (FWAs) are ...

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'Brighten' example sentence in quotations

* There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere. - Isaac Asimov

* If we work upon marble, it will perish if we work upon brass, time will efface it if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust but if we work upon immortal minds and instill into them just principles, we are then engraving that upon tablets which no time will efface, but will brighten and brighten to all eternity. - Daniel Webster

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Brighten Sample Sentences in News

  • Do DIY Teeth Whitening Methods Really Work?
    Brushing your teeth with a strawberry and baking-soda mixture  — which "The Dr. Oz Show" and YouTube videos have touted as a natural, cheap, easy, do-it-yourself way to brighten teeth — does not actually whiten teeth, and may even weaken them, new research shows. "Strawberries also contain a high concentration of citric acid, with trace amounts Read more on this news related to 'Brighten'
  • Heather can help brighten a winter garden
    Winter flowering heathers are one of the best sources of winter colour and they bloom in sequence, says Brian Minter. Read more on this news related to 'Brighten'
  • What's the best part about turning back the clocks?
    Brighten things up as darkness creeps into our waking hours even earlier.                 Read more on this news related to 'Brighten'

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