Translation of "lighten" - English-Turkish dictionary

lighten

verb uk us /ˈlaɪtən/
LESS SERIOUS [ I, T ]

If a serious situation lightens, it becomes less serious, and if something or someone lightens it, they make it less serious.

hafiflemek, hafifletmek
Her mood lightened a bit when I asked about her holiday.
He tried to lighten the atmosphere by telling a joke.
lighten the burden/load

to reduce the amount of work or trouble someone has to deal with

yükünü/sorunlarını hafifletmek/azaltmak
LESS DARK [ I, T ]

to become less dark, or to make something less dark

aydınlatmak/aydınlanmak; ağarmak/ağartmak
The sun had lightened her hair.

(Translation of “lighten” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)