how to pronounce brighten

bɹaɪtən

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An example use of brighten in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… beads brighten up everybody's day …”

meanings of brighten

verb:

  1. To make more cheerful and pleasant; to enliven.
  2. To grow bright, or more bright in color; to clear up.
  3. To become brighter or more cheerful in mood.
  4. To make bright or brighter in color.
  5. To make acute or witty; to enliven.
  6. To make illustrious, or more distinguished; to add luster or splendor to.

words with pronunciation similar to brighten

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