darken

Definitions of darken
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v make dark or darker

darken a room”
Antonyms:
brighten, lighten, lighten up
make lighter or brighter
Types:
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embrown
cause to darken
murk
make dark, dim, or gloomy
dun
make a dun color
blind, dim
make dim by comparison or conceal
dim
make dim or lusterless
bedim, benight
make darker and difficult to perceive by sight
shade, shade off, shadow
cast a shadow over
cloud, overcast
make overcast or cloudy
fog up
get foggy
haze
become hazy, dull, or cloudy
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v tarnish or stain

“a scandal that darkened the family's good name”
Type of:
defile, maculate, stain, sully, tarnish
make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically

v become dark or darker

“The sky darkened
Antonyms:
lighten, lighten up
become lighter
Types:
dusk
become dusk
black out, blacken out
darken completely
cloud over, cloud up, overcloud
become covered with clouds
Type of:
change
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

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