Words that Rhyme with lighten
2 Syllable Words
breighton, brighten, brighton, criton, frighten, guyton, heighten, iten, knighten, knighton, litan, reitan, reiten, tighten, titan, triton, whiten
3 Syllable Words
Definitions of lighten
v. i. To descend; to light.v. i. To burst forth or dart, as lightning; to shine with, or like, lightning; to display a flash or flashes of lightning; to flash.v. i. To grow lighter; to become less dark or lowering; to brighten; to clear, as the sky.v. t. To make light or clear; to light; to illuminate; as, to lighten an apartment with lamps or gas; to lighten the streets.v. t. To illuminate with knowledge; to enlighten.v. t. To emit or disclose in, or as in, lightning; to flash out, like lightning.v. t. To free from trouble and fill with joy.v. t. To make lighter, or less heavy; to reduce in weight; to relieve of part of a load or burden; as, to lighten a ship by unloading; to lighten a load or burden.v. t. To make less burdensome or afflictive; to alleviate; as, to lighten the cares of life or the burden of grief.v. t. To cheer; to exhilarate.