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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 ?
Every bit of the furniture was made of brightly polished tin--the tables, chairs, beds, and all--even the floors and walls were of tin.
A LAMP, soaked with too much oil and flaring brightly, boasted that it gave more light than the sun.
THE summer moon shone brightly down upon the sleeping earth, while far away from mortal eyes danced the Fairy folk.
In the damp chill air and crowded closeness of the swaying carriage, she for the first time vividly imagined what was in store for her there at the ball, in those brightly lighted rooms- with music, flowers, dances, the Emperor, and all the brilliant young people of Petersburg.
For her this rhyme is penned, whose luminous eyes, Brightly expressive as the twins of Loeda, Shall find her own sweet name, that, nestling lies Upon the page, enwrapped from every reader.
The sun shone brightly; as brightly as if it looked upon no misery or care; and, with every leaf and flower in full bloom about her; with life, and health, and sounds and sights of joy, surrounding her on every side: the fair young creature lay, wasting fast.
Did the sun, which shone so brightly everywhere else, really fall upon him?
These were motionless at first, but soon began to flicker more brightly and to sway slowly from side to side and then up and down.
He glanced at them and saw that they were burning brightly with clear, broad flames, and nodded his head.
I remember that the more the perverse lecture theater was warmed the more persistently it smelled of damp plaster; and that the more brightly it was lighted, the more overgrown and lonesome it looked.
Sun, and stream, and meadow, and summer days, shone brightly in her view, and there was no dark tint in all the sparkling picture.
That night nearly forty people lay under the starlight about the pit, charred and distorted beyond recognition, and all night long the common from Horsell to Maybury was deserted and brightly ablaze.