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Meaning of word light from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

light   noun

Meaning : (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation.

Example : The light was filtered through a soft glass window.

Synonyms : visible light, visible radiation

Meaning : Any device serving as a source of illumination.

Example : He stopped the car and turned off the lights.

Synonyms : light source

वह उपकरण जो प्रकाश देता हो या जिसका उपयोग प्रकाश के लिए किया जाता हो।

दीपक,लालटेन आदि प्रकाश उपकरण हैं।
प्रकाश उपकरण

बिजली से प्रकाशित होने वाला उपकरण।

कृपया अनुपस्थिति में बत्ती बुझाकर ही कमरा बंद करें।
बत्ती, बिजली बत्ती, लाइट

Meaning : A particular perspective or aspect of a situation.

Example : Although he saw it in a different light, he still did not understand.

Meaning : The quality of being luminous. Emitting or reflecting light.

Example : Its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun.

Synonyms : brightness, brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness

Meaning : An illuminated area.

Example : He stepped into the light.

Meaning : A condition of spiritual awareness. Divine illumination.

Example : Follow God's light.

Synonyms : illumination

Meaning : The visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures.

Example : He could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark.

Synonyms : lightness

Meaning : A person regarded very fondly.

Example : The light of my life.

Meaning : Having abundant light or illumination.

Example : They played as long as it was light.
As long as the lighting was good.

Synonyms : lighting

Absence of light or illumination.

dark, darkness

Meaning : Mental understanding as an enlightening experience.

Example : He finally saw the light.
Can you shed light on this problem?.

Meaning : Merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance.

Example : He had a sparkle in his eye.
There's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes.

Synonyms : spark, sparkle, twinkle

Meaning : Public awareness.

Example : It brought the scandal to light.

Meaning : A divine presence believed by Quakers to enlighten and guide the soul.

Synonyms : christ within, inner light, light within

Meaning : A visual warning signal.

Example : They saw the light of the beacon.
There was a light at every corner.

Meaning : A device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires.

Example : Do you have a light?.

Synonyms : igniter, ignitor, lighter

एक मानव निर्मित साधन जिससे आग पैदा की जाती है या होती है।

सिगरेट सुलगाने के लिए वह लाइटर जला रहा है।

light   adjective

Meaning : Of comparatively little physical weight or density.

Example : A light load.
Magnesium is a light metal--having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C.

जो कम वज़न का हो या भारी न हो।

उसके दाहिने हाथ में एक हल्का झोला लटक रहा था।
अगुरु, तुनक, हलका, हलका फुलका, हलका-फुलका, हल्का, हल्का फुल्का, हल्का-फुल्का

Of comparatively great physical weight or density.

A heavy load.
Lead is a heavy metal.
Heavy mahogany furniture.

Meaning : (used of color) having a relatively small amount of coloring agent.

Example : Light blue.
Light colors such as pastels.
A light-colored powder.

Synonyms : light-colored

(used of color) having a dark hue.

Dark green.
Dark glasses.
Dark colors like wine red or navy blue.

Meaning : Of the military or industry. Using (or being) relatively small or light arms or equipment.

Example : Light infantry.
Light cavalry.
Light industry.
Light weapons.

Of the military or industry. Using (or being) the heaviest and most powerful armaments or weapons or equipment.

Heavy artillery.
Heavy infantry.
A heavy cruiser.
Heavy guns.
Heavy industry involves large-scale production of basic products (such as steel) used by other industries.

Meaning : Not great in degree or quantity or number.

Example : A light sentence.
A light accent.
Casualties were light.
Light snow was falling.
Light misty rain.
Light smoke from the chimney.

Unusually great in degree or quantity or number.

Heavy taxes.
A heavy fine.
Heavy casualties.
Heavy losses.
Heavy rain.
Heavy traffic.

Meaning : Psychologically light. Especially free from sadness or troubles.

Example : A light heart.

Marked by great psychological weight. Weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness.

A heavy heart.
A heavy schedule.
Heavy news.
A heavy silence.
Heavy eyelids.

Meaning : Characterized by or emitting light.

Example : A room that is light when the shutters are open.
The inside of the house was airy and light.

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.

Meaning : (used of vowels or syllables) pronounced with little or no stress.

Example : A syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable.
A weak stress on the second syllable.

Synonyms : unaccented, weak

Meaning : Easily assimilated in the alimentary canal. Not rich or heavily seasoned.

Example : A light diet.

Meaning : (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency.

Example : Light soil.

Meaning : (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims.

Example : Efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings.
Clear laughter like a waterfall.
Clear reds and blues.
A light lilting voice like a silver bell.

Synonyms : clean, clear, unclouded

जो मैला न हो या धुला हो।

उसके कपड़े उज्ज्वल थे और वह किसी संभ्रांत घर का लग रहा था।
अवदात, उजर, उजरा, उजला, उज्जर, उज्जल, उज्ज्वल, उज्वल, धुला, धुला हुआ, साधुजात, साफ, साफ़, सित, स्वच्छ

जो अच्छी तरह सुनाई पड़े।

फोन से साफ़ आवाज नहीं आ रही है।
साफ, साफ़, स्पष्ट

Meaning : Moving easily and quickly. Nimble.

Example : The dancer was light and graceful.
A lightsome buoyant step.
Walked with a light tripping step.

Synonyms : lightsome, tripping

Meaning : Demanding little effort. Not burdensome.

Example : Light housework.
Light exercise.

Meaning : Of little intensity or power or force.

Example : The light touch of her fingers.
A light breeze.

Of great intensity or power or force.

A heavy blow.
The fighting was heavy.
Heavy seas.

Meaning : (physics, chemistry) not having atomic weight greater than average.

Example : Light water is ordinary water.

(physics, chemistry) being or containing an isotope with greater than average atomic mass or weight.

Heavy hydrogen.
Heavy water.

Meaning : Weak and likely to lose consciousness.

Example : Suddenly felt faint from the pain.
Was sick and faint from hunger.
Felt light in the head.
A swooning fit.
Light-headed with wine.
Light-headed from lack of sleep.

Synonyms : faint, light-headed, lightheaded, swooning

Meaning : Very thin and insubstantial.

Example : Thin paper.
Light summer dresses.

Meaning : Marked by temperance in indulgence.

Example : Abstemious with the use of adverbs.
A light eater.
A light smoker.
Ate a light supper.

Synonyms : abstemious

Meaning : Less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so.

Example : A light pound.
A scant cup of sugar.
Regularly gives short weight.

Synonyms : scant, short

Meaning : Having little importance.

Example : Losing his job was no light matter.

Meaning : Intended primarily as entertainment. Not serious or profound.

Example : Light verse.
A light comedy.

Meaning : Silly or trivial.

Example : Idle pleasure.
Light banter.
Light idle chatter.

Synonyms : idle

Meaning : Designed for ease of movement or to carry little weight.

Example : Light aircraft.
A light truck.

Meaning : Having relatively few calories.

Example : Diet cola.
Light (or lite) beer.
Lite (or light) mayonnaise.
A low-cal diet.

Synonyms : calorie-free, lite, low-cal

Meaning : (of sleep) easily disturbed.

Example : In a light doze.
A light sleeper.
A restless wakeful night.

Synonyms : wakeful

Meaning : Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior.

Example : Her easy virtue.
He was told to avoid loose (or light) women.
Wanton behavior.

Synonyms : easy, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton

light   verb

Meaning : Make lighter or brighter.

Example : This lamp lightens the room a bit.

Synonyms : illume, illuminate, illumine, light up

दीप्ति या प्रकाशयुक्त होना।

सूर्य की किरणें पड़ते ही पृथ्वी प्रकाशित होती है।
आलोकित होना, दीप्त होना, प्रकाशित होना

Meaning : Begin to smoke.

Example : After the meal, some of the diners lit up.

Synonyms : fire up, light up

Meaning : To come to rest, settle.

Example : Misfortune lighted upon him.

Synonyms : alight, perch

Meaning : Cause to start burning. Subject to fire or great heat.

Example : Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter.
Light a cigarette.

Synonyms : ignite

Put out, as of fires, flames, or lights.

Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained.
Quench the flames.
Snuff out the candles.
blow out, extinguish, quench, snuff out

Meaning : Fall to somebody by assignment or lot.

Example : The task fell to me.
It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims.

Synonyms : fall

Meaning : Alight from (a horse).

Synonyms : dismount, get down, get off, unhorse

Meaning : Start or maintain a fire in.

Example : Fire the furnace.

Synonyms : fire, ignite

light   adverb

Meaning : With few burdens.

Example : Experienced travellers travel light.

Synonyms : lightly


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