Synonyms for (noun) lit

Synonyms: lit, literature

Definition: the humanistic study of a body of literature

Usage: he took a course in Russian lit

Similar words: literary study

Definition: the humanistic study of literature

Synonyms for (adjective) lit

Synonyms: illuminated, lighted, lit, well-lighted

Definition: provided with artificial light

Usage: illuminated advertising; looked up at the lighted windows; a brightly lit room; a well-lighted stairwell

Similar words: light

Definition: characterized by or emitting light

Usage: a room that is light when the shutters are open; the inside of the house was airy and light


Synonyms: lighted, lit

Definition: set afire or burning

Usage: the lighted candles; a lighted cigarette; a lit firecracker

Similar words: on fire, ablaze, afire, aflame, aflare, alight

Definition: lighted up by or as by fire or flame

Usage: forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning; even the car's tires were aflame; a night aflare with fireworks; candles alight on the tables; houses on fire


Similar words: kindled, enkindled, ignited

Definition: set afire

Usage: the ignited paper; a kindled fire