What is the meaning of light up?


  • Start to burn with a bright flame.
    • usage: "The coal in the BBQ grill finally lit up"
  • Make lighter or brighter.
    • usage: "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
  • Become clear.
    • usage: "The sky cleared after the storm"
  • Ignite.
    • usage: "The sky lit up quickly above the raging volcano"
  • Begin to smoke.
    • usage: "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"
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APAWordNet. (2010). light up. Retrieved August 20, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/light_up/definitions/1291481
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