en·light·eneden·light·en·ing \-ˈlīt-niŋ, -tən-iŋ\
a : to furnish knowledge to : instruct <enlightened us about the problem>
b : to give spiritual insight to
Examples of ENLIGHTEN
- I don't understand what's going on; can someone please enlighten me?
- <the lecturer at the planetarium enlightened us about the latest astronomical discoveries>
First Known Use of ENLIGHTEN
Related to ENLIGHTEN
- acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, catch up, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up), keep (one) posted, let (one) know
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