light up

Definitions of light up
  1. verb
    ignite
    “The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano”
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    type of:
    ignite, light
    cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
  2. verb
    start to burn with a bright flame
    “The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up
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    type of:
    catch fire, combust, conflagrate, erupt, ignite, take fire
    start to burn or burst into flames
  3. verb
    begin to smoke
    synonyms: fire up, light
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    type of:
    ignite, light
    cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
  4. verb
    make lighter or brighter
    synonyms: illume, illuminate, illumine, light
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    types:
    floodlight
    illuminate with floodlights
    spotlight
    illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater
    type of:
    lighten, lighten up
    become lighter
  5. verb
    become clear
    synonyms: brighten, clear, clear up
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    Antonyms:
    cloud, overcast
    make overcast or cloudy
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