- 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
- 1 (become less heavy) [load/weight] hacerse* más ligero or (esp AmL) liviano, aligerarse
lighten upv + adv
- [colloquial/familiar], relajarse
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