• (n.) That agent, force, or action in nature by the operation of which upon the organs of sight, objects are rendered visible or luminous.
  • (n.) That which furnishes, or is a source of, light, as the sun, a star, a candle, a lighthouse, etc.
  • (n.) The time during which the light of the sun is visible; day; especially, the dawn of day.
  • (n.) The brightness of the eye or eyes.
  • (n.) The medium through which light is admitted, as a window, or window pane; a skylight; in architecture, one of the compartments of a window made by a mullion or mullions.
  • (n.) Life; existence.
  • (n.) Open view; a visible state or condition; public observation; publicity.
  • (n.) The power of perception by vision.
  • (n.) That which illumines or makes clear to the mind; mental or spiritual illumination; enlightenment; knowledge; information.
  • (n.) Prosperity; happiness; joy; felicity.
  • (n.) The manner in which the light strikes upon a picture; that part of a picture which represents those objects upon which the light is supposed to fall; the more illuminated part of a landscape or other scene; -- opposed to shade. Cf. Chiaroscuro.
  • (n.) Appearance due to the particular facts and circumstances presented to view; point of view; as, to state things fairly and put them in the right light.
  • (n.) One who is conspicuous or noteworthy; a model or example; as, the lights of the age or of antiquity.
  • (n.) A firework made by filling a case with a substance which burns brilliantly with a white or colored flame; as, a Bengal light.
  • (superl) Having light; not dark or obscure; bright; clear; as, the apartment is light.
  • (superl) White or whitish; not intense or very marked; not of a deep shade; moderately colored; as, a light color; a light brown; a light complexion.
  • (n.) To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as, to light a candle or lamp; to light the gas; -- sometimes with up.
  • (n.) To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; -- often with up.
  • (n.) To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.
  • (v. i.) To become ignited; to take fire; as, the match will not light.
  • (v. i.) To be illuminated; to receive light; to brighten; -- with up; as, the room lights up very well.
  • (superl.) Having little, or comparatively little, weight; not tending to the center of gravity with force; not heavy.
  • (superl.) Not burdensome; easy to be lifted, borne, or carried by physical strength; as, a light burden, or load.
  • (superl.) Easy to be endured or performed; not severe; not difficult; as, a light affliction or task.
  • (superl.) Easy to be digested; not oppressive to the stomach; as, light food; also, containing little nutriment.
  • (superl.) Not heavily armed; armed with light weapons; as, light troops; a troop of light horse.
  • (superl.) Not encumbered; unembarrassed; clear of impediments; hence, active; nimble; swift.
  • (superl.) Not heavily burdened; not deeply laden; not sufficiently ballasted; as, the ship returned light.
  • (superl.) Slight; not important; as, a light error.
  • (superl.) Well leavened; not heavy; as, light bread.
  • (superl.) Not copious or heavy; not dense; not inconsiderable; as, a light rain; a light snow; light vapors.
  • (superl.) Not strong or violent; moderate; as, a light wind.
  • (superl.) Not pressing heavily or hard upon; hence, having an easy, graceful manner; delicate; as, a light touch; a light style of execution.
  • (superl.) Easy to admit influence; inconsiderate; easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile; as, a light, vain person; a light mind.
  • (superl.) Indulging in, or inclined to, levity; wanting dignity or solemnity; trifling; gay; frivolous; airy; unsubstantial.
  • (superl.) Not quite sound or normal; somewhat impaired or deranged; dizzy; giddy.
  • (superl.) Easily bestowed; inconsiderately rendered.
  • (superl.) Wanton; unchaste; as, a woman of light character.
  • (superl.) Not of the legal, standard, or usual weight; clipped; diminished; as, light coin.
  • (superl.) Loose; sandy; easily pulverized; as, a light soil.
  • (adv.) Lightly; cheaply.
  • (v. t.) To lighten; to ease of a burden; to take off.
  • (v. i.) To dismount; to descend, as from a horse or carriage; to alight; -- with from, off, on, upon, at, in.
  • (v. i.) To feel light; to be made happy.
  • (v. i.) To descend from flight, and rest, perch, or settle, as a bird or insect.
  • (v. i.) To come down suddenly and forcibly; to fall; -- with on or upon.
  • (v. i.) To come by chance; to happen; -- with on or upon; formerly with into.

Compare light with other words:

candle vs. light

light vs. lighty

light vs. pight

dight vs. light

hight vs. light

blight vs. light

light vs. wight

light vs. plight

light vs. sight

light vs. tight

bight vs. light

light vs. might

flight vs. light

fight vs. light

light vs. right

eight vs. light

halcyon vs. light

light vs. wave

enlighten vs. light

light vs. lumination

light vs. pastel

light vs. sun

apparent vs. light

light vs. torch

light vs. skirt

light vs. little

light vs. ray

color vs. light

light vs. photologist

fuffy vs. light

light vs. photomagnetism

light vs. lightman

diaheliotropism vs. light

light vs. otheoscope

beamless vs. light

light vs. undulationist

incoercible vs. light

light vs. starproof

light vs. lightful

light vs. lightroom

chromatrope vs. light

light vs. overlight

light vs. rutilate

irradiant vs. light

light vs. lightwood

indicatrix vs. light

calorescence vs. light

dazzlement vs. light

light vs. phycocyanin

herapathite vs. light

light vs. perimetry

light vs. stellation

light vs. lightlessness

light vs. lightless

floaty vs. light

light vs. toeing

leam vs. light

fulgid vs. light

light vs. relucent

light vs. luciferous

hope vs. light

light vs. lighting

dog vs. light

lettuce vs. light

glint vs. light

alligator vs. light

fuchs vs. light

light vs. mobile

enlight vs. light

light vs. star

light vs. vivid

light vs. understanding

light vs. smartness

light vs. radiance

electricity vs. light

connotatively vs. light

anchor vs. light

illumine vs. light

intension vs. light

light vs. slight

light vs. lightning

light vs. lightened

illumination vs. light

light vs. spark

isolation vs. light

coruscant vs. light

light vs. lithophane

actinometry vs. light

light vs. relume

light vs. lightsome

light vs. linkboy

light vs. lucimeter

light vs. refractor

light vs. moonless

light vs. nosh

deflagrate vs. light

condenser vs. light

collimated vs. light

glim vs. light

light vs. phosphene

light vs. perfuse

light vs. trichroism

light vs. scintillation

light vs. opacity

light vs. luminiferous

light vs. speckle

fluorescence vs. light

light vs. phototonus

light vs. photometry

light vs. photometer

light vs. photomagnetic

light vs. photobiotic

collimator vs. light

light vs. projector

light vs. shimmer

irradiate vs. light

actinology vs. light

imponderable vs. light

flatness vs. light

catacaustic vs. light

light vs. reflector

clearness vs. light

diacaustic vs. light

light vs. photic

light vs. photophone

fallow vs. light

light vs. rutilant

foulard vs. light

anaclastic vs. light

light vs. shutter

incandescence vs. light

hazed vs. light

dimmer vs. light

light vs. twinkle

glimmer vs. light

light vs. trafficator

light vs. rift

light vs. medic

jalopy vs. light

light vs. mild

amphibian vs. light

glow vs. light

fang vs. light

cat vs. light

chiaroscurist vs. light

light vs. nimbus

light vs. phototropic

glisten vs. light

dichroism vs. light

halation vs. light

illuminated vs. light

light vs. matte

light vs. lighten

diffusion vs. light

gauzy vs. light

fluff vs. light

light vs. streamer

light vs. silken

light vs. shininess

impressionism vs. light

light vs. tweedle

flashing vs. light

light vs. sensitivity

light vs. lightly

light vs. shining

dioptrics vs. light

leavening vs. light

clerestory vs. light

light vs. nimble

asterism vs. light

light vs. tinder

flare vs. light

brushing vs. light

light vs. transparency

light vs. transmittance

light vs. suffuse

light vs. transduction

light vs. spill

crayon vs. light

light vs. pellucid

light vs. sunshine

light vs. refraction

light vs. shaft

light vs. splendor

light vs. waft

light vs. optic

blink vs. light

light vs. obscurity

light vs. pavilion

light vs. optical

inactive vs. light

baffle vs. light

light vs. luminous

heliotropism vs. light

fluorescent vs. light

bunting vs. light

comedy vs. light

heliotrope vs. light

light vs. lyric

lamp vs. light

gossamer vs. light

light vs. retina

light vs. pupil

light vs. reflect

fringe vs. light

coherent vs. light

light vs. relief

light vs. radiant

halo vs. light

dip vs. light

dense vs. light

albedo vs. light

glowing vs. light

light vs. whisk

incandescent vs. light

light vs. scamper

flasher vs. light

light vs. spectrometer

light vs. opaque

light vs. translucent

light vs. wane

light vs. tend

glare vs. light

content vs. light

light vs. relight

gleam vs. light

daze vs. light

beam vs. light

day vs. light

lacuna vs. light

iris vs. light

hue vs. light

cerise vs. light

darkness vs. light

easy vs. light

bascinet vs. light

aurora vs. light

darken vs. light

light vs. shade

lace vs. light

light vs. metro

ethereal vs. light

light vs. photogenic

leger vs. light

light vs. optics

focus vs. light

light vs. pumice

diaphanous vs. light

light vs. shiny

characteristic vs. light

light vs. transparent

light vs. spectrum

expose vs. light

fast vs. light

hydrogen vs. light

flash vs. light

dark vs. light

ferret vs. light

deep vs. light

light vs. sling

light vs. shine

light vs. parasol

curtain vs. light

conductor vs. light

light vs. rod

light vs. lighted

light vs. lit

land vs. light

find vs. light

alight vs. light

light vs. lighter

chance vs. light

jettison vs. light

light vs. unload

light vs. stone

important vs. light

light vs. lightness

crucial vs. light

fatty vs. light

calorific vs. light

light vs. strong

forceful vs. light

light vs. massive

cumbersome vs. light

light vs. weighty

light vs. unimportant

light vs. soft

inconsequential vs. light

gentle vs. light

light vs. lightweight

light vs. wanton

delicate vs. light

heavy vs. light

light vs. trivial

light vs. weight

light vs. low

light vs. milk

cream vs. light

bright vs. light

light vs. pale

colour vs. light

light vs. quench

extinguish vs. light

conflagrate vs. light

kindle vs. light

ignite vs. light

illuminate vs. light

fire vs. light

light vs. start

light vs. twilight

light vs. sunlight

light vs. spotlight

light vs. skylight

light vs. moonlight

light vs. lighthouse

lamplight vs. light

gaslight vs. light

headlight vs. light

footlight vs. light

clue vs. light

answer vs. light

crossword vs. light

light vs. series

flame vs. light

light vs. square

ideas vs. light

burn vs. light

light vs. rainbow

black vs. light

light vs. night

board vs. light

gleaming vs. light

light vs. radio

eye vs. light

light vs. lite

connotation vs. light

light vs. ora

accensor vs. light

light vs. white

light vs. play