Make more cheerful (synset 201818041)
"the conversation lightened me up a bit"hypernym: cheer - show approval or good wishes by shouting
Reduce the weight on;
Make lighter (synset 201490199)"she lightened the load on the tired donkey"
Become more cheerful (synset 200861800)
"after a glass of wine, he lightened up a bit"
Make more cheerful through the use of color (synset 200313597)
"The paint will brighten the room"
Become lighter (synset 200281690)
"The room lightened up"hypernym: change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original naturehyponym:synonym: lighten up
Alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive (synset 200199442)
"relieve the pressure and the stress"; "lighten the burden of caring for her elderly parents"hypernym: mitigate - make less severe or harshsynonym: relieve
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