Synonyms of lit


1. literature, lit, literary study

usage: the humanistic study of a body of literature; "he took a course in Russian lit"


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)


1. illuminated, lighted, lit, well-lighted, light (vs. dark)

usage: provided with artificial light; "illuminated advertising"; "looked up at the lighted windows"; "a brightly lit room"; "a well-lighted stairwell"

2. lighted (vs. unlighted), lit, ablaze(predicate), afire(predicate), aflame(predicate), aflare(predicate), alight(predicate), on fire(predicate), ignited, enkindled, kindled

usage: set afire or burning; "the lighted candles"; "a lighted cigarette"; "a lit firecracker"

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Definition and meaning of lit (Dictionary)