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4 Translation results for light in Spanish

noun | verb | adjective | adverb

light noun

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luz; luz del día; amanecer, madrugada; lámpara; aspecto; fósforo, cerillo

Example sentences of
light noun

  • The landscape was bathed in light.
  • The windows let fresh air and light into the room.
  • The lights suddenly went out.
  • The lights suddenly came on.
  • The lights are on, so there must be somebody at home.
  • a photograph taken in low light
  • the light of the moon
  • a mixture of light and shadow
  • the twinkling lights of the city below
  • the bright lights of Broadway

Synonyms of
light noun

light verb

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lit, has lit, is lighting, lights
encenderse, prender; iluminar, alumbrar; posarse; bajarse, apearse; encender, prenderle fuego a

Example sentences of
light verb

  • All it takes is a spark to light a match.
  • They used candles to light the room.

Detailed synonyms for light verb

Light, kindle, ignite, torch significan iniciar la combustión de algo.
  • Light suele indicar una acción para un fin específico, como iluminar, calentar, o fumar <lit a fire>.
    antonyms: extinguish
  • Kindle puede connotar una dificultad en el encendimiento de materiales combustibles, y es adecuado para expresar que se requiere de preparaciones especiales <the bonfire was kindled just after dark>, o bien puede connotar una excitación, provocación, o estímulo <this latest news kindled her interest>.
    antonyms: smother
  • Ignite al igual que kindle, recalca un encendimiento efectivo, pero suele aplicarse con mayor frecuencia a materiales sumamente inflamables <trying to find what had ignited the explosive gas>, o puede asimismo indicar el incitar una actividad <his fiery speech ignited a rebellion>.
  • Torch generalmente connota incendiar algo grande <someone had torched the building>.

light adjective

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ligero, liviano, poco pesado; fácil; fino, suave, leve; de poca importancia, superficial; bien iluminado, claro; claro (dícese de los colores), rubio (dícese del pelo)

Example sentences of
light adjective

  • “How heavy is it?” “Not very: it's actually quite light.”

Detailed synonyms for light adjective

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light adverb

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suavemente, ligeramente

Synonyms of
light adverb

Related phrases for light

Reverse translation for light

luz  - light, lighting, electricity, window, opening, light, lamp, span, spread (between supports) 
amanecer  - dawn, daybreak 
madrugada  - early morning, wee hours, dawn, daybreak 
lámpara  - lamp 
aspecto  - aspect, appearance, look 
fósforo  - match, phosphorus 
cerillo  - match 
encenderse  - to get excited, to blush 
prender  - to take root, to pin, to fasten, to catch fire, to catch, to apprehend, to catch on, to light (a cigarette, a match), to turn on 
iluminar  - to illuminate, to light (up), to enlighten 
alumbrar  - to light, to illuminate, to give birth to 
posarse  - to land, to light, to perch, to settle, to rest 
apearse  - to dismount, to get out of or off (a vehicle) 
encender  - to light, to light, to set fire to, to switch on, to start (a motor), to arouse, to kindle 
ligero  - light, lightweight, slight, minor, agile, quick, lighthearted, superficial 
liviano  - light, slight, fickle 
fácil  - easy, likely, probable 
fino  - fine, excellent, delicate, slender, refined, sharp, acute, subtle 
suave  - soft, smooth, gentle, mild, great, fantastic 
leve  - light, slight, trivial, unimportant 
superficial  - superficial 
claro  - bright, clear, pale, fair, light, clear, evident 
claro  (dícese de los colores) - bright, clear, pale, fair, light, clear, evident 
rubio  (dícese del pelo) - blond 
ligeramente  - slightly, lightly, gently, casually, flippantly 
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