brighten - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate brighten

brighten is hyphenated as bright-en

How to pronounce brighten

brighten is pronounced ´br äɪtən

Number of syllables in brighten

The number of syllables in brighten is 2

What part of speech in brighten?

brighten is a verb participle

How common in the word brighten?

brighten is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does brighten convey?

not ranked

Words with similar spelling to brighten

frighten, righten

List of anagrams of brighten


Common Verb Collocations of brighten

appear, be, begin, broaden, can, do, go, grow, have, help, know, lamp, make, may, melt, ought, refresh, renew, see, seem, shall, should, start, take, teach, try, want, will, use, 'll

Common Adjective Collocations of brighten

big, clear, cloud, dark, dim, dreary, dull, east, eastern, existent, first, gloomy, hard, haunt, last, little, long, merry, much, old, other, sweet, sylvan, tint, upward, very, welcome, well, white, whole

Common Conjunction Collocations of brighten

and, but, nor, or