Light Meaning

There are 48 meaning(s) for word Light

Light Meaning 1 : the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light

    Synonyms : brightness,  brightness level,  luminance,  luminosity,  luminousness
Light Meaning 2 : having abundant light or illumination

    Example : they played as long as it was light,as long as the lighting was good

    Synonyms : lighting
Light Meaning 3 : merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance

    Synonyms : spark,  sparkle,  twinkle
Light Meaning 4 : weak and likely to lose consciousness

    Example : felt light in the head,light-headed with wine,light-headed from lack of sleep

    Synonyms : faint,  light-headed,  lightheaded,  swooning
Light Meaning 5 : marked by temperance in indulgence

    Example : a light eater,a light smoker,ate a light supper

    Synonyms : abstemious
Light Meaning 6 : having relatively few calories

    Example : light (or lite) beer,lite (or light) mayonnaise

    Synonyms : calorie-free,  lite,  low-cal
Light Meaning 7 : a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination

    Example : follow God's light

    Synonyms : illumination
Light Meaning 8 : fall to somebody by assignment or lot

    Synonyms : fall
Light Meaning 9 : (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

    Example : the light was filtered through a soft glass window

    Synonyms : visible light,  visible radiation
Light Meaning 10 : (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress

    Example : a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable

    Synonyms : unaccented,  weak
Light Meaning 11 : cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

    Synonyms : ignite
Light Meaning 12 : with few burdens

    Example : experienced travellers travel light

    Synonyms : lightly
Light Meaning 13 : start or maintain a fire in

    Synonyms : fire,  ignite
Light Meaning 14 : a divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul

    Synonyms : christ within,  inner light,  light within
Light Meaning 15 : moving easily and quickly; nimble

    Example : the dancer was light and graceful,a lightsome buoyant step,walked with a light tripping step

    Synonyms : lightsome,  tripping
Light Meaning 16 : make lighter or brighter

    Example : This lamp lightens the room a bit

    Synonyms : illume,  illuminate,  illumine,  light up
Light Meaning 17 : the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures

    Example : he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark

    Synonyms : lightness
Light Meaning 18 : a device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires

    Example : do you have a light?

    Synonyms : igniter,  ignitor,  lighter
Light Meaning 19 : to come to rest, settle

    Example : Misfortune lighted upon him

    Synonyms : alight,  perch
Light Meaning 20 : (of sleep) easily disturbed

    Example : in a light doze,a light sleeper

    Synonyms : wakeful
Light Meaning 21 : casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

    Example : he was told to avoid loose (or light) women

    Synonyms : easy,  loose,  promiscuous,  sluttish,  wanton
Light Meaning 22 : (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

    Example : a light lilting voice like a silver bell

    Synonyms : clean,  clear,  unclouded
Light Meaning 23 : alight from (a horse)

    Synonyms : dismount,  get down,  get off,  unhorse
Light Meaning 24 : silly or trivial

    Example : light banter,light idle chatter

    Synonyms : idle
Light Meaning 25 : any device serving as a source of illumination

    Example : he stopped the car and turned off the lights

    Synonyms : light source
Light Meaning 26 : less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

    Example : a light pound

    Synonyms : scant,  short
Light Meaning 27 : (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent

    Example : light blue,light colors such as pastels,a light-colored powder

    Synonyms : light-colored
Light Meaning 28 : begin to smoke

    Synonyms : fire up,  light up
Light Meaning 29 : an illuminated area

    Example : he stepped into the light

Light Meaning 30 : a particular perspective or aspect of a situation

    Example : although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand

Light Meaning 31 : a person regarded very fondly

    Example : the light of my life

Light Meaning 32 : a visual warning signal

    Example : they saw the light of the beacon,there was a light at every corner

Light Meaning 33 : characterized by or emitting light

    Example : a room that is light when the shutters are open,the inside of the house was airy and light

Light Meaning 34 : demanding little effort; not burdensome

    Example : light housework,light exercise

Light Meaning 35 : designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight

    Example : light aircraft,a light truck

Light Meaning 36 : easily assimilated in the alimentary canal; not rich or heavily seasoned

    Example : a light diet

Light Meaning 37 : having little importance

    Example : losing his job was no light matter

Light Meaning 38 : intended primarily as entertainment; not serious or profound

    Example : light verse,a light comedy

Light Meaning 39 : mental understanding as an enlightening experience

    Example : he finally saw the light,can you shed light on this problem?

Light Meaning 40 : of comparatively little physical weight or density

    Example : a light load,magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C

Light Meaning 41 : of little intensity or power or force

    Example : the light touch of her fingers,a light breeze

Light Meaning 42 : of the military or industry; using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment

    Example : light infantry,light cavalry,light industry,light weapons

Light Meaning 43 : (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average

    Example : light water is ordinary water

Light Meaning 44 : psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles

    Example : a light heart

Light Meaning 45 : public awareness

    Example : it brought the scandal to light

Light Meaning 46 : (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency

    Example : light soil

Light Meaning 47 : very thin and insubstantial

    Example : light summer dresses

Light Meaning 48 : not great in degree or quantity or number

    Example : a light sentence,a light accent,casualties were light,light snow was falling,light misty rain,light smoke from the chimney

Light Antonyms

How to Pronounce Light

  • laɪt