Other Words for Light
Light as a Adjective has these synonyms:
Example: The bird was so tame it lighted on my finger.
Example: The book hasn't much substance, but it makes good light reading.
Example: No‰l has written another light drawing-room comedy.
Example: He felt the light brush of her lips on his.
easy, not burdensome, endurable, bearable, tolerable, supportable, undemanding, effortless, untaxing, moderate
Example: After my surgery, I was able to resume light duties at the office. The tax on such a small income is very light. You should take some light exercise every day.
Example: A light breeze rippled the surface of the pool.
Example: It's getting chilly, so you'd better light the fire. When the bomb was in place, they lit the fuse.
Example: Take this candle to light your way to the bedroom.
nimble, agile, active, swift, spry, lithe, sprightly, lightsome, light-footed, limber, lissom or lissome
Example: When dancing, he may be light on his feet, but he's not very light on mine.
not weighty, frivolous, unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential, inconsiderable, trivial, trifling, evanescent, unsubstantial, slight, superficial
Example: The party was a very light affair.
simple-minded, light-headed, scatterbrained, rattle-brained, bird-brained, feather-brained, hare-brained, flighty, giddy, dizzy, silly, inane, foolish, frivolous, empty-headed, vacant, vacuous, shallow, superficial
Example: Featherstone is a bit too light in the head to be a good manager.
Light as a Noun has these synonyms:
(well-)illuminated, bright, alight, (well-)lit, (well-)lighted, shining, luminous, effulgent, brilliant, beaming, incandescent, phosphorescent, fluorescent
Example: The lightest room in the house is the kitchen.
Example: After an hour's talk with his lawyer, he finally saw the light and confessed. Can you shed a little light on this problem, Robyn.
daybreak, dawn, sunrise, sun-up
Example: We leave at first light.
illumination, brightness, daylight, lamplight, candlelight, firelight, gaslight, torchlight, starlight, moonlight, sunlight, gegenschein, counterglow
Example: There is just enough light for me to read the label.
lamp, light-bulb, torch, beacon, lantern, candle, flare, headlight or headlamp, street-light or street lamp, flashlight
Example: I saw a light in the distance. Someone turned off the lights.
Example: Can you give me a light for my cigarette.
Example: Put the light blue chair over here.
radiance, radiation, luminescence, glare, gleam, glow, reflection, luminosity, shine, sparkle, scintillation, incandescence, phosphorescence, fluorescence
Example: The light of the full moon shone through the window.
Light as a Verb has these synonyms:
Example: I bought some light garden furniture.
Example: Light the lamps.
Example: Isn't Ted a bit light for his height.
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Vice Versa: conversely, contrariwise, to or on the contrary, reversed, the other way aroundconversely, contrariwise, to or on the contrary, reversed, the other way around