There are 2 main translations of lighten in German:

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lighten 1

British English: /ˈlʌɪt(ə)n/
American English: /ˈlaɪtn/

transitive verb

  • 1 (make less heavy)
    leichter machen
    leichtern
    (Schiff)
  • 2 (make less oppressive)
    (Not)
    (Zorn, Erregung)
    leichter machen
    (Arbeit, Aufgabe)
    (Arbeitslast)
    kurzweilig gestalten
    (Weg, Reise)
    (Gewissen)
    lighten somebody's burden
    jemanden entlasten
    lighten somebody's duties
    jemandem leichtere Aufgaben zuteilen

intransitive verb

  • (become less heavy)
    leichter werden
    [figurative] (Stimmung)
    sich aufheitern

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lighten 2

transitive verb

intransitive verb

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