HyperDic: lit

English > 3 senses of the word lit:
ADJECTIVEalllit, illuminated, lighted, well-lightedprovided with artificial light
alllit, lightedset afire or burning
NOUNcognitionlit, literaturethe humanistic study of a body of literature
lit > pronunciation
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > lit: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningProvided with artificial light.
Example "a brightly lit room"
Synonymsilluminated, lighted, well-lighted
BroaderlightCharacterized by or emitting light
English > lit: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningset afire or burning.
Example "a lit firecracker"
Narrowerablaze, afire, aflame, aflare, alight, on firelighted up by or as by fire or flame
ignited, enkindled, kindledset afire
Oppositeunlighted, unlitnot set afire or burning
Spanishencendido, iluminado
English > lit: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe humanistic study of a body of literature.
Example"he took a course in Russian lit"
Categoryliteraturecreative writing of recognized / recognized artistic value
Broaderliterary studyThe humanistic study of literature

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