Phrasal Verb 'Brighten'

We have 3 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Brighten'.

Brighten up

Meaning: Improve (weather)

Example: The day started cloudy but BRIGHTENED UP in the afternoon.

Brighten up

Meaning: Become happier

Example: He BRIGHTENED UP when he heard the news.

Brighten up

Meaning: Make something more attractive or pleasant

Example: We tried to BRIGHTEN the place UP by painting it.