lighted

lighted
adjective
1. set afire or burning (Freq. 6)
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the lighted candles

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a lighted cigarette

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a lit firecracker

Syn: ↑lit
Ant: ↑unlighted
Similar to:
ablaze, ↑afire, ↑aflame, ↑aflare, ↑alight, ↑on fire, ↑ignited, ↑enkindled, ↑kindled
2. provided with artificial light (Freq. 6)
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illuminated advertising

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looked up at the lighted windows

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a brightly lit room

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a well-lighted stairwell

Syn: ↑illuminated, ↑lit, ↑well-lighted
Similar to: ↑light

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  • Lighted — Light Light, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lighted} (l[imac]t [e^]d) or {Lit} (l[i^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lighting}.] [AS. l[=i]htan to alight orig., to relieve (a horse) of the rider s burden, to make less heavy, fr. l[=i]ht light. See {Light} not heavy,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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