Synonyms for light up

Synonyms for (verb) light up

Synonyms: light, light up, illume, illuminate, illumine

Definition: make lighter or brighter

Usage: This lamp lightens the room a bit

Similar words: lighten, lighten up

Definition: become lighter

Usage: The room lightened up


Synonyms: light, light up, fire up

Definition: begin to smoke

Usage: After the meal, some of the diners lit up

Similar words: light, ignite

Definition: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

Usage: Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter; Light a cigarette


Synonyms: light up

Definition: start to burn with a bright flame

Usage: The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up

Similar words: conflagrate, take fire, ignite, combust, catch fire, erupt

Definition: start to burn or burst into flames

Usage: Marsh gases ignited suddenly; The oily rags combusted spontaneously


Synonyms: light up

Definition: ignite

Usage: The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano

Similar words: light, ignite

Definition: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat

Usage: Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter; Light a cigarette