enlighten


enlighten

verb

Definition of ENLIGHTEN

1
to give information to <the lecturer at the planetarium enlightened us about the latest astronomical discoveries>
Phrases keep (one) posted, let (one) know
Near Antonyms misinform, mislead
2
to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding <many people around the world have been enlightened by the teachings of Gautama Buddha>

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