Synonyms of brighten in English:

brighten


See definition of brighten

verb

1‘the morning sunshine brightened the room’

SYNONYMS

become bright, make bright, become brighter, make brighter, light up, lighten, cast light on, shed light on, throw light on, illuminate, illumine, irradiate

2‘with the right choice of shrubs and plants, you can brighten up the shadiest of corners’

SYNONYMS

enhance, embellish, make more attractive, enrich, freshen

dress up, ginger up, add some colour to, prettify, beautify, grace

informal jazz up

3‘Sarah brightened up considerably as she thought of Emily's words’

SYNONYMS

cheer up, buoy up, perk up, wake up, rally

gladden, enliven, animate, invigorate, hearten, rejuvenate, uplift, encourage, stimulate, arouse, raise someone's spirits, give someone a lift

informal buck up, pep up