Definitions of brighten:
  • verb:   become brighter
    Example: "The sky brightened around noon"
  • verb:   become brighter
    Example: "The sky brightened"
  • verb:   make lighter or brighter
    Example: "The paint will brighten the room"
  • verb:   become clear

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