v. i.1.See Brite, v. i.
a.1.Radiating or reflecting light; shedding or having much light; shining; luminous; not dark.
The sun was bright o'erhead.
- Longfellow.
The earth was dark, but the heavens were bright.
- Drake.
The public places were as bright as at noonday.
- Macaulay.
2.Transmitting light; clear; transparent.
3.Having qualities that render conspicuous or attractive, or that affect the mind as light does the eye; resplendent with charms; as, bright beauty.
Bright as an angel new-dropped from the sky.
- Parnell.
4.Having a clear, quick intellect; intelligent.
5.Sparkling with wit; lively; vivacious; shedding cheerfulness and joy around; cheerful; cheery.
Be bright and jovial among your guests.
- Shak.
6.Illustrious; glorious.
7.Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear; evident; plain.
8.Of brilliant color; of lively hue or appearance.
Here the bright crocus and blue violet grew.
- Pope.
bright side
the positive or favorable aspects of a situation.
to look on the bright side
to focus the attention on favorable aspects of a situation; to minimize attention to possible negative or unfavorable factors in a situation.
n.1.Splendor; brightness.
Dark with excessive bright thy skirts appear.
- Milton.
I say it is the moon that shines so bright.
- Shak.
Adj.1.bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
dull - emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky"
2.bright - having striking color; "bright greens"; "brilliant tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage"
Synonyms: vivid, brilliant
3.bright - characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
Synonyms: smart
4.bright - having lots of light either natural or artificial; "the room was bright and airy"; "a stage bright with spotlights"
5.bright - made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents"
6.bright - splendid; "the bright stars of stage and screen"; "a bright moment in history"; "the bright pageantry of court"
7.bright - not made dim or less bright; "undimmed headlights"; "surprisingly the curtain started to rise while the houselights were still undimmed"
Synonyms: undimmed
8.bright - clear and sharp and ringing; "the bright sound of the trumpet section"; "the brilliant sound of the trumpets"
Synonyms: brilliant
9.bright - characterized by happiness or gladness; "bright faces"; "all the world seems bright and gay"
10.bright - abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"
11.bright - full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"
Synonyms: promising
Adv.1.bright - with brightness; "the stars shone brilliantly"; "the windows glowed jewel bright"
To dream that something is bright, represents divinity, a higher consciousness, and spirituality. You need to honour an admirable person or situation. The dream may also be a metaphor for intellect and someone who is smart. If the brightness is blinding, then it suggests that you are not paying attention to some new insights.Leibnizian, Saturnian, adroit, advanced, agile, aglow, alert, alight, alive, animate, animated, apt, astute, attentive, auspicious, awake, balmy, beaming, bedazzling, benign, benignant, blazing, bleached, blinding, blithe, blithesome, blooming, brainy, brave, bright and shining, bright and sunny, bright-hued, burning, burnished, cant, charismatic, cheery, chiliastic, clean, cleanly, cloudless, colorful, colory, conceptive, conceptual, coruscating, couleur de rose, dainty, dazzling, deep-colored, devastating, dexter, dexterous, dirt-free, discursive, distinguished, divine, docile, educable, effulgent, elated, eupeptic, euphoric, exalted, exhilarated, exotic, exuberant, facile, fair, fastidious, favoring, flamboyant, flaming, flashing, fluorescent, flushed, formable, fortunate, fresh, fulgent, fulgid, full of promise, garish, gay-colored, genial, gifted, glad, gladsome, glamorous, glaring, glary, glistening, glittering, glorious, glossy, glowing, golden, good, gorgeous, halcyon, harmless, heavenly, high, high-colored, hopeful, ideational, illuminated, illustrious, immaculate, impressionable, in good spirits, in high spirits, incandescent, ingenious, instructable, intellectual, intense, inviolate, irrepressible, keen-witted, killing, knowing, kosher, lambent, laughing, light, lighted, lucent, lucky, magic, magnificent, malleable, mild, millenarian, millennialistic, mint, moldable, motivated, nimble, nimble-witted, no dumbbell, noetic, nonpolluted, not born yesterday, not so dumb, numinous, of cleanly habits, of good cheer, of good omen, of happy portent, of promise, on the, on the alert, on the ball, on the job, optimistic, outstanding, perfectibilitarian, perfectionist, plastic, pleasant, pliable, polished, precocious, pristine, prompt, propitious, prosperous, pure, qui vive, quick, quick-thinking, quick-witted, rational, raving, ravishing, ready, reasonable, receptive, refulgent, resplendent, riant, rich, rich-colored, ripe for instruction, ritually pure, rose-colored, roseate, rosy, sane, sanguine, sanguineous, scatheless, schoolable, scintillating, sensible, sharp, sharp-witted, sleepless, smiling, smut-free, smutless, sophic, spirited, splendent, splendid, splendorous, splendrous, spotless, sprightly, stainless, steel-trap, strong-minded, stunning, sublime, sunny, sunshiny, susceptible, sweet, tahar, talented, teachable, thirsty for knowledge, trainable, tubbed, unadulterated, unbesmirched, unblemished, unblinking, unblotted, unbroken, unbruised, unclouded, undamaged, undefaced, undefiled, undeformed, undemolished, understanding, undestroyed, undimmed, unfaded, unharmed, unhurt, unimpaired, uninjured, unmaimed, unmangled, unmarked, unmarred, unmuddied, unnodding, unpolluted, unscarred, unscathed, unscratched, unshattered, unsleeping, unsmirched, unsmudged, unsoiled, unspoiled, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished, untorn, untouched, unwinking, unwithered, unworn, upbeat, utopian, virgin, vivacious, wakeful, well-scrubbed, well-washed, white, whitened, wide-awake, willing, winsome
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