Synonyms for enlighten

Synonyms for (verb) enlighten

Synonyms: clear, clear up, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, shed light on, sort out, straighten out, illuminate, elucidate, enlighten

Definition: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear

Usage: Could you clarify these remarks?; Clear up the question of who is at fault

Similar words: clarify, clear up, elucidate

Definition: make clear and (more) comprehensible

Usage: clarify the mystery surrounding her death


Synonyms: enlighten, irradiate

Definition: give spiritual insight to; in religion

Similar words: prophesy, vaticinate

Definition: predict or reveal through, or as if through, divine inspiration


Synonyms: enlighten, edify

Definition: make understand

Usage: Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal

Similar words: teach, learn, instruct

Definition: impart skills or knowledge to

Usage: I taught them French; He instructed me in building a boat