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lit

adjective (1)
variants: or lighted

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(Entry 1 of 4)

1 filled with much light
  • the coat room was just lit well enough for us to identify our jackets

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2 being on fire
  • some lighted torches lined the path to the shrine

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lit

adjective (2)

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being under the influence of alcohol
  • Raucous singing could be heard coming from tents full of lit Oktoberfest revelers.

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variants: or lighted
past tense of light

Synonyms & Antonyms of lit (Entry 3 of 4)

2 to supply with light
  • the lights from the TV cameras will light this room as though it were high noon

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variants: or lighted
past tense of light

Synonyms & Antonyms of lit (Entry 4 of 4)

1 to come to rest after descending from the air
  • the bird lit on the branch and began to sing

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2 to come down from something (as a vehicle)
  • he hurriedly lighted from the bus and started walking up the street

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“Lit.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lit. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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