Translation of lighten in Spanish:

lighten

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪtn/

vt

  • 1 (make less heavy) [load/workload] aligerar; [suitcase] quitarle peso a, aligerar (de peso); [debt] reducir*; [responsibility/conscience] descargar* to lighten the tone of a speech darle* un tono menos grave a un discurso beat the mixture well to lighten it bata bien la mezcla para que quede esponjosa
  • 2 2.1 (make brighter) [room] dar* más luz a; [sky] iluminar 2.2 (make paler) [color/hair] aclarar

vi

  • 1 (become less heavy) [load/weight] hacerse* más ligero or (esp AmL) liviano, aligerarse

v impers

Phrasal verbs

lighten up

v + adv
[colloquial/familiar], relajarse

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