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1. lit

adjective. ['ˈlɪt'] provided with artificial light.

Synonyms

  • well-lighted
  • lighted
  • light

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • passionless
  • nonmoving

Etymology

  • lihte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • litr (Old Norse)
  • litten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Lit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • recommit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • unfit
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit
  • admit
  • acquit
  • whitt
  • whit
  • tritt

Example sentences of the word lit


1. Noun, singular or mass
Consider making a donation for each candle lit, in honor of the person lighting the candle.

2. Adjective
There will be no ash left over after it is lit.

3. Verb, past participle
All parts of the parking lot should be lit by at least two light poles.

4. Adverb
You will see a green light appear and stay lit when the Arris modem is fully powered.

5. Verb, 3rd person singular present
When continuously lit, the red LED signals that your television is currently powered off.

6. Adjective, comparative
You can adjust the length of time the lamp stays lit before it turns itself out.

Quotes containing the word lit


1. Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
- Tertullian

2. There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches.
- Ray Bradbury

3. Now, Richard Pryor was unique. Many misunderstood his humor. He lit up the hallway, but they didn't understand his use of profanity. He didn't use it just to be using it; he used it in the context of his satire.
- Bill Cosby

2. wagon-lit

noun. a passenger car that has berths for sleeping.

Synonyms

  • sleeping car
  • passenger car
  • carriage
  • coach
  • roomette
  • drawing room

Antonyms

  • gracefulness
  • awkwardness

3. lit

adjective. ['ˈlɪt'] set afire or burning.

Synonyms

  • alight
  • lighted
  • ignited
  • kindled
  • aflame
  • aflare
  • ablaze
  • on fire
  • afire

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness

Etymology

  • lihte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • litr (Old Norse)
  • litten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. lit

noun. ['ˈlɪt'] the humanistic study of a body of literature.

Synonyms

  • literature

Antonyms

  • extinguish
  • darken

Etymology

  • lihte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lihtte (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • litr (Old Norse)
  • litten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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