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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. brighten: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. brighten: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. brighten: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. brighten: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. brighten: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. brighten: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Brighten, brighten: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. brighten: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. brighten: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. brighten: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. brighten: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. brighten: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Brighten, brighten: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. brighten: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. brighten: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Brighten: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. brighten: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  18. Brighten: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. brighten: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. brighten: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. brighten: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. brighten: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. brighten: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. brighten: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. brighten: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. brighten: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. brighten: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. brighten: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. brighten: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. brighten: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. brighten: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Brighten: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (brighten)

verb:  become brighter ("The sky brightened around noon")
verb:  become brighter ("The sky brightened")
verb:  make lighter or brighter ("The paint will brighten the room")
verb:  become clear

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