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How to Pronounce light?

Correct pronunciation for the word "light" is [lˈa͡ɪt], [lˈa‍ɪt], [l_ˈaɪ_t].

Definition of light

  1. To set fire to; to give light to; to spread; to kindle; to ignite; to enlighten. The light of the countenance, favour; smiles. To stand in one's own light, to be the means of preventing one's own good. To come to light, to be detected.
  2. Not heavy; easy to be endured; easy to be performed; easy to be digested; not heavily armed; carrying what is light; active; nimble; not encumbered; not deeply laden; not important; not dense; not copious; not violent; moderate; easily influenced; gay; indulging levity; unchaste; not of legal weight; loose; sandy; giddy.
  3. That physical element, agent, or force in virtue of which we see; anything from which it emanates, or that which gives light; anything of the nature of light or its source; knowledge; enlightenment; that which constitutes day; the dawn of day; one who can enlighten; a visible state; public view; conspicuous position; that which admits light; a window; the manner in which the light strikes upon a picture; the illuminated part of a picture.
  4. To happen to find; to alight; to stoop from flight; to settle; to rest.
  5. Lightly; cheaply. To set light by, to undervalue; to treat as of no importance. To make light of, to treat as of little consequence; to disregard.
  6. Bright; not dark; whitish; not deep.
  7. To lighten.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Light?

  • The personal forms of the verb "light" in the present tense are:

  • - I light

  • - You light

  • - He/She/It lights

  • - We light

  • - You light

  • - They light
  • What is the past tense of Light?

  • The forms of the verb "light" in the past tense are:

  • 1. I lit.

  • 2. You lit.

  • 3. He/she/it lit.

  • 4. We lit.

  • 5. You lit.

  • 6. They lit.
  • What is the adverb for light?

    The adverb form of "light" is "lightly".

    What is the adjective for light?

    The adjective form of the word "light" is "light".

    Usage over time for light:

    This graph shows how "light" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of light?

    The plural of the "light" can be the "lights".

    What is the singular form of light?

    The singular of the "light" can be the "light".

    Synonyms for Light:


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