Examples of enlighten in a sentence
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
ENLIGHTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enlighten for English Language Learners
: to give knowledge or understanding to (someone) : to explain something to (someone)
ENLIGHTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of enlighten for Students
: to give knowledge or understanding to <“Where is she now? Will someone please enlighten me?” — Brian Jacques, Redwall>
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