Definition of Darken in English :

Define Darken in English

Darken meaning in English

Meaning of Darken in English

Pronunciation of Darken in English

Darken pronunciation in English

Pronounce Darken in English

Darken

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Verb

1. darken

become dark or darker

Example Sentences:
'The sky darkened'

2. darken

tarnish or stain

Example Sentences:
'a scandal that darkened the family's good name'

3. darken

make dark or darker

Example Sentences:
'darken a room'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Darken

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verb
1. 
to make or become dark or darker
2. 
to make or become gloomy, angry, or sad
his mood darkened
3.  darken someone's door

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Darken

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verb intransitive
1. 
to become dark or darker
verb transitive
2. 
to make dark or darker
3. 
to make blind

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Darken

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v. dark·ened, dark·en·ing, dark·ens
v.tr.
1.
a. To make dark or darker.
b. To give a darker hue to.
2. To fill with sadness; make gloomy.
3. To render vague or uncertain; obscure: The sudden drop in stock prices darkened the future for investors.
4. To tarnish or stain: a scandal that darkened the family's good name.
v.intr.
To become dark or darker.

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