HyperDic: light_up

English > 5 senses of the expression light up:
VERBweatherlight upstart to burn with a bright flame
changelight up, light, illume, illumine, illuminatemake lighter or brighter
weatherlight up, clear up, clear, brightenbecome clear
weatherlight upignite
consumptionlight up, fire up, lightbegin to smoke
English > light up: 5 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningstart to burn with a bright flame.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadererupt, ignite, catch fire, take fire, combust, conflagratestart to burn or burst into flames
English > light up: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake lighter or brighter.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymslight, illume, illumine, illuminate
Narrowerfloodlightilluminate with floodlights
spotlightilluminate with a spotlight, as in the theater
Broaderlighten, lighten upBecome lighter
Spanishaclarar, alumbrar, encender, iluminar
Catalanenllumenar, il·luminar
English > light up: 5 senses > verb 3, weather
MeaningBecome clear.
PatternSomething ----s; It is ----ing
Synonymsclear up, clear, brighten
Oppositeovercast, cloudmake overcast or cloudy
Spanishabrir, aclararse, aclarar, despejarse, despejar, mejorar, salir el sol, salir el so
Catalanaclarir-se, asserenar-se, desemboirar-se, desencapotar-se, esclarir-se, millorar, obrir-se, obrir, sortir el sol
English > light up: 5 senses > verb 4, weather
Meaningignite.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderignite, lightCause to start burning
Spanishencender
English > light up: 5 senses > verb 5, consumption
MeaningBegin to smoke.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsfire up, light
Entailssmokeinhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes
Broaderignite, lightCause to start burning
Spanishencenderse, prender
Catalancalar, encendre's

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