Synonyms of lighting


1. light, lighting, illumination

usage: having abundant light or illumination; "they played as long as it was light"; "as long as the lighting was good"

2. lighting, apparatus, setup

usage: apparatus for supplying artificial light effects for the stage or a film

3. lighting, interior decoration, interior design

usage: the craft of providing artificial light; "an interior decorator must understand lighting"

4. ignition, firing, lighting, kindling, inflammation, burning, combustion

usage: the act of setting something on fire


1. light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminate, lighten, lighten up

usage: make lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"

2. light up, fire up, light, ignite, light

usage: begin to smoke; "After the meal, some of the diners lit up"

3. alight, light, perch, land, set down

usage: to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"

4. ignite, light, burn, combust

usage: cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat; "Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter"; "Light a cigarette"

5. fall, light, fall, return, pass, devolve

usage: fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

6. unhorse, dismount, light, get off, get down, descend, fall, go down, come down

usage: alight from (a horse)

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of lighting (Dictionary)