- the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible；a source of illumination, especially an electric lamp
- provide with light or lighting; illuminate；switch on (an electric light)
- having a considerable or sufficient amount of natural light; not dark；(of a colour) pale
verb: light, 3rd person present: lights, gerund or present participle: lighting, past tense: lit, past participle: lighted
noun: light, plural noun: lights
- 1. the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible the light of the sun the street lamps shed a faint light into the room 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ a source of illumination, especially an electric lamp a light came on in his room 同義詞
- ▪ decorative illuminations Christmas lights
- ▪ a traffic light turn right at the lights
- ▪ the amount or quality of light in a place the plant requires good light in some lights she could look beautiful
- ▪ the light falling on the windows of a house.
- 2. an expression in someone's eyes indicating a particular emotion or mood a shrewd light entered his eyes
- ▪ a person's opinions, standards, and abilities leaving the police to do the job according to their lights 同義詞
- 3. understanding of a problem or mystery; enlightenment she saw light dawn on the woman's face 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ spiritual illumination by divine truth.
- 4. an area of something that is brighter or paler than its surroundings sunshine will brighten the natural lights in your hair
- 5. a device used to produce a flame or spark he asked me for a light 同義詞
- 6. a window or opening to let light in the bedroom has a wide bay with leaded lights
- ▪ a perpendicular division of a mullioned window.
- ▪ a pane of glass forming the roof or side of a greenhouse or the top of a cold frame.
- 7. a person eminent in a particular sphere of activity volunteers have been the shining lights of the community 同義詞
- 8. British (in a crossword puzzle) a blank space to be filled by a letter.
- 1. provide with light or lighting; illuminate the room was lit by a number of small lamps
- ▪ switch on (an electric light) only one of the table lamps was lit
- ▪ provide a light for (someone) so that they can see where they are going I'll light you down to the gate
- 2. make (something) start burning; ignite Allen gathered sticks and lit a fire
- ▪ begin to burn; be ignited the gas wouldn't light properly
- 1. having a considerable or sufficient amount of natural light; not dark the bedrooms are light and airy 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. (of a colour) pale her eyes were light blue 同義詞 反義詞