how to pronounce darken

dɑːɹkən

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An example use of darken in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… lighten or darken a patch between frames …”

meanings of darken

verb:

  1. To make foul; to sully; to tarnish.
  2. To make dark or darker in colour.
  3. To get dark (referring to the sky, either in the evening or as a result of cloud).
  4. To become gloomy, darker in mood.
  5. To cloud, obscure, or perplex; to render less clear or intelligible.
  6. To become dark or darker (having less light).
  7. To render gloomy, darker in mood.
  8. To be blinded, lose one's eyesight.
  9. To make dark or darker by reducing light.
  10. To blind, impair the eyesight.
  11. To become dark or darker in colour.