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enlighten

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of enlighten

  1. 1 to give information to the lecturer at the planetarium enlightened us about the latest astronomical discoveries Synonyms of enlighten acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, catch up, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up) Words Related to enlighten advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceive Phrases keep (one) posted, let (one) know Near Antonyms of enlighten misinform, mislead

  2. 2 to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding many people around the world have been enlightened by the teachings of Gautama Buddha Synonyms of enlighten edify, educate, illume, illuminate, illumine, inspire, nurture Words Related to enlighten elevate, ennoble, enrich, ensoul, lift, uplift; better, improve, regenerate, renew, transform; exalt, glorify, transfigure Near Antonyms of enlighten confuse, perplex, puzzle; becloud, cloud, darken, obscure



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