Another word for lighten
To make lighter
unburden, disburden, make lighter, reduce the load of, lessen the weight of, uplift, buoy up, mitigate, levitate, alleviate, make less burdensome, disencumber, take off a load, remove, take from, pour out, throw overboard, jettison, reduce, cut down, put off, facilitate, upraise, make buoyant, take off weight, eradicate, shift, change; see also decrease 1, empty 2, unload.
Another word for lightenverb
To provide, cover, or fill with light:illume, illuminate, illumine, light1. See light
To become brighter or fairer:brighten, clear (up). See clear