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bright

 (brīt)
adj. bright·er, bright·est
1.
a. Emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; shining.
b. Comparatively high on the scale of brightness: bright red.
c. Full of light or illumination: a bright sunny day; a stage bright with spotlights.
2. Characterizing a dyestuff that produces a highly saturated color; brilliant.
3. Glorious; splendid: one of the bright stars of stage and screen; a bright moment in history.
4. Full of promise and hope; auspicious: had a bright future in publishing.
5. Happy; cheerful: bright faces.
6. Quick to learn or understand; intelligent.
7. High and clear: the bright sound of the trumpet section.

[Middle English, from Old English beorht; see bherəg- in Indo-European roots.]

bright, bright′ly adv.
Synonyms: bright, brilliant, radiant, lustrous, lambent, luminous, incandescent, effulgent
These adjectives refer to what emits or reflects light. Bright is the most general: bright sunshine; a bright white shirt.
Brilliant implies intense brightness and often suggests sparkling or gleaming light: brilliant floodlights; a brilliant gemstone.
Something radiant emits or seems to emit light in rays: a radiant sunrise; a table set with radiant crystal.
A lustrous object reflects an agreeable sheen: thick, lustrous hair.
Lambent applies to a soft, flickering light: "its tranquil streets, bathed in the lambent green of budding trees" (James C. McKinley).
Luminous especially refers to something that glows in the dark: a luminous watch dial.
Incandescent stresses burning brilliance: fireworks exploding in incandescent colors.
Effulgent suggests splendid radiance: "The crocus, the snowdrop, and the effulgent daffodil are considered bright harbingers of spring" (John Gould). See Also Synonyms at intelligent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.brightly - with brightness; "the stars shone brilliantly"; "the windows glowed jewel bright"
Translations
بِلَمَعان، بِإشْراق
jasněvesele
klartlyst
sziporkázva
meî ljóma
bleščeče
canlı bir şekildeneşeli bir şekilde

brightly

[ˈbraɪtlɪ] ADV
1. (= brilliantly) [shine] → intensamente, con intensidad; [burn] → con intensidad
brightly litradiantemente iluminado
2. (= vividly) brightly coloured flowersflores fpl de colores vivos
brightly painted picturescuadros mpl pintados con llamativos colores
brightly patterned shawlsmantones mpl con unos diseños llamativos
3. (= cheerily) [smile, say, answer] → alegremente

brightly

[ˈbraɪtli] adv
[smile] → jovialement; [say] → gaiement
to shine brightly [sun] → étinceler, briller
brightly lit → bien éclairé(e)

brightly

adv
shine, burnhell; reflectedstark; brightly lithell erleuchtet
(= cheerfully) say, smilefröhlich, heiter

brightly

[ˈbraɪtlɪ] adv (smile) → radiosamente; (behave, talk) → con animazione; (shine) → vivamente, intensamente

bright

(brait) adjective
1. shining with much light. bright sunshine.
2. (of a colour) strong and bold. a bright red car.
3. cheerful. a bright smile.
4. clever. bright children.
ˈbrightly adverb
ˈbrightness noun
ˈbrighten verb
(often with up) to make or become bright or brighter. The new wallpaper brightens up the room.
References in classic literature ?
And Jo sighed, then smiled brightly as Professor Bhaer opened the gate with an impatient push.
The parlour, the back parlour, and the dining-room were warm and brightly lighted, with comfortable chairs and sofas, and gay pictures on the walls.
Groceries, toy-shops, drygoods stores, with their immense panes of plate-glass, their gorgeous fixtures, their vast and complete assortments of merchandise, in which fortunes had been invested; and those noble mirrors at the farther end of each establishment, doubling all this wealth by a brightly burnished vista of unrealities
Did the sun, which shone so brightly everywhere else, really fall upon him?
Grose herself for, the pleasure I could see her feel in my admiration and wonder as I sat at supper with four tall candles and with my pupil, in a high chair and a bib, brightly facing me, between them, over bread and milk.
The poor bleeding heart was still, at last, and the river rippled and dimpled just as brightly as if it had not closed above it.
So we saunter toward the Holy Land, till one day the sun shall shine more brightly than ever he has done, shall perchance shine into our minds and hearts, and light up our whole lives with a great awakening light, as warm and serene and golden as on a bankside in autumn.
Bessie had been down into the kitchen, and she brought up with her a tart on a certain brightly painted china plate, whose bird of paradise, nestling in a wreath of convolvuli and rosebuds, had been wont to stir in me a most enthusiastic sense of admiration; and which plate I had often petitioned to be allowed to take in my hand in order to examine it more closely, but had always hitherto been deemed unworthy of such a privilege.
It now shone brightly, through the door of communication.
As I laid down my pen, a moment since, to think of it, the air from the sea came blowing in again, mixed with the perfume of the flowers; and I saw the old-fashioned furniture brightly rubbed and polished, my aunt's inviolable chair and table by the round green fan in the bow-window, the drugget-covered carpet, the cat, the kettle-holder, the two canaries, the old china, the punchbowl full of dried rose-leaves, the tall press guarding all sorts of bottles and pots, and, wonderfully out of keeping with the rest, my dusty self upon the sofa, taking note of everything.
The sun had been shining brightly all day on the roof of my attic, and the room was warm.
UP they got, early next morning, out of the silken beds; and they saw that the sun was shining brightly and that the wind was blowing from the South.