Synonyms of enlighten in English:

enlighten


See definition of enlighten

verb

1‘will you kindly enlighten me as to what this is?’

SYNONYMS

inform, make aware, notify, tell, advise, let know, illuminate, open someone's eyes, apprise

explain the situation to, explain the circumstances to, describe the state of affairs to, brief, update, give details to, give information to, bring up to date

informal clue in, fill in, put wise, tip off, put in the picture, bring up to speed

ANTONYMS

keep in the dark

2‘museums were built to enlighten the people’

SYNONYMS

civilize, bring civilization to, bring culture to

sophisticate, socialize, humanize

improve, better

edify, educate, instruct, teach, tutor, indoctrinate

rare acculturate

ANTONYMS

stultify