Student Thesaurus

One entry found for enlighten.
Entry Word: enlighten
Function: verb
Text: 1 to give information to <the lecturer at the planetarium enlightened us about the latest astronomical discoveries>
Synonyms acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, clue, familiarize, fill in, inform, instruct, tell, wise (up)
Related Words clarify, clear (up), construe, elucidate, explain, explicate, expound, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, spell out; announce, disclose, report; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion
Near Antonyms misinform, mislead
2 to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding <many people around the world have been enlightened by the teachings of Gautama Buddha>
Synonyms edify, educate, nurture
Related Words elevate, ennoble, lift, uplift; better, improve, transform; exalt, glorify, transfigure
Near Antonyms confuse, perplex, puzzle; becloud, cloud, darken, obscure