Synonyms for (verb) darken

Synonyms: darken

Definition: make dark or darker

Usage: darken a room

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: darken

Definition: become dark or darker

Usage: The sky darkened

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: darken

Definition: tarnish or stain

Usage: a scandal that darkened the family's good name

Similar words: maculate, tarnish, sully, defile, stain

Definition: make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically

Usage: The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air; Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man