Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lit

1 sense of lit

Sense 1
literature, lit -- (the humanistic study of a body of literature; "he took a course in Russian lit")
       => literary study -- (the humanistic study of literature)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb light

6 senses of light

Sense 1
light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminate -- (make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit")
       => lighten, lighten up -- (become lighter; "The room lightened up")

Sense 2
light up, fire up, light -- (begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up")
       => ignite, light -- (cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette")

Sense 3
alight, light, perch -- (to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him")
       => land, set down -- (reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul")

Sense 4
ignite, light -- (cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette")
       => burn, combust -- (cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels")

Sense 5
fall, light -- (fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims")
       => fall, return, pass, devolve -- (be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead")

Sense 6
unhorse, dismount, light, get off, get down -- (alight from (a horse))
       => descend, fall, go down, come down -- (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again")

Antonyms of adj lit

2 senses of lit

Sense 1
illuminated, lighted, lit, well-lighted -- (provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell")

INDIRECT (VIA light) -> dark -- (devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat")

Sense 2
lighted (vs. unlighted), lit -- (set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker")


Similarity of adj lit

2 senses of lit

Sense 1
illuminated, lighted, lit, well-lighted -- (provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell")
       => light (vs. dark) -- (characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light")

Sense 2
lighted (vs. unlighted), lit -- (set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker")
       => ablaze (predicate), afire (predicate), aflame (predicate), aflare (predicate), alight (predicate), on fire (predicate) -- (lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "houses on fire")
       => ignited, enkindled, kindled -- (set afire; "the ignited paper"; "a kindled fire")

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