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I see the American experience as being defined by the immigrant paradigm of rupture and renewal: rupture with the old world, the old ways, and renewal of the self in a bright but difficult New World.
Ayad Akhtar

Meaning of "bright" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BRIGHT

Old English beorht; related to Old Norse bjartr, Gothic bairhts clear, Old High German beraht, Norwegian bjerk, Swedish brokig pied.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BRIGHT

bright  [braɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BRIGHT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bright can act as a noun, an adjective and an adverb.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES BRIGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of bright in the English dictionary

The first definition of bright in the dictionary is emitting or reflecting much light; shining. Other definition of bright is intense or vivid. Bright is also full of promise.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BRIGHT


alright
ɔːlˈraɪt
cartwright
ˈkɑːtˌraɪt
copyright
ˈkɒpɪˌraɪt
downright
ˈdaʊnˌraɪt
far-right
ˌfɑːˈraɪt
ferrite
ˈfɛraɪt
fright
fraɪt
handwrite
ˈhændraɪt
meteorite
ˈmiːtɪəˌraɪt
outright
ˈaʊtˌraɪt
overwrite
ˌəʊvəˈraɪt
playwright
ˈpleɪˌraɪt
rewrite
riːˈraɪt
right
raɪt
rite
raɪt
sprite
spraɪt
upright
ˈʌpˌraɪt
wainwright
ˈweɪnˌraɪt
wright
raɪt
write
raɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BRIGHT

bright and early
bright lights
bright spark
bright young things
bright-blindness
bright-eyed
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
Bright´s disease
brighten
brightener
brightening agent
brightish
brightly
brightness
brightness control
Brighton
Brighton and Hove
brights
brightsome

WORDS THAT END LIKE BRIGHT

all right
all-right
birthright
by right
eight
Enright
eyebright
eyes right
far right
forthright
half-right
hard right
in one´s own right
millwright
Plowright
see someone right
she´ll be right
stage fright
the right
too right
wheelwright

Synonyms and antonyms of bright in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BRIGHT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «bright» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of bright

Translation of «bright» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BRIGHT

Find out the translation of bright to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bright from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bright» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

明亮的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fuerte
570 millions of speakers

English

bright
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उज्ज्वल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ساطِع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

яркий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

claro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Brighouse
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

brillant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Brighouse
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hell
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

明るい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

밝은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Brighouse
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sáng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Brighouse
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ब्रिंगहाउस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Brighouse
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

luminoso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jasny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

яскравий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aprins
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λαμπερός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

helder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ljus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skinnende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bright

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BRIGHT»

The term «bright» is very widely used and occupies the 3.444 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BRIGHT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «bright» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «bright» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bright

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10 QUOTES WITH «BRIGHT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bright.
1
Ayad Akhtar
I see the American experience as being defined by the immigrant paradigm of rupture and renewal: rupture with the old world, the old ways, and renewal of the self in a bright but difficult New World.
2
Daniel Alarcon
I love to walk through the streets of Jesus Maria and Pueblo Libre. The Spanish colonial buildings are in bright colors, two stories high, with these intricate wooden, windowed balconies.
3
Henry Alford
I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot; if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not.
4
Thomas Arnold
Rather than have it the principal thing in my son's mind, I would gladly have him think that the sun went round the earth, and that the stars were so many spangles set in the bright blue firmament.
5
Gordon Bethune
Somebody who knows what they're doing, who has a good track record, they come across as very articulate, bright and looking for a challenge - that's absolutely my kind of hire.
6
Paul Biya
I want to believe that those who have been appointed to accomplish this mission will be totally committed, devoting all their skills and determination to their work. I urge you to lend them your support so that, together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country.
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Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
Frankly, right is right and wrong is wrong, particularly when a parent is talking to a child. A bright line around moral responsibility is very important.
8
Brooke Burns
I swim all the time at night - I've always been a water girl. It's a black-bottom pool and my pool light was out, and as I've done a thousand times I just kind of did a little seal dive. I saw a huge bright light and I literally thought, 'That's it.'
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Tisha Campbell-Martin
Autistic children are extremely bright if you can connect to them and bring them into our world. Socially it's really hard for them, but it can happen.
10
Giacomo Casanova
My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BRIGHT»

Discover the use of bright in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bright and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color
From Egyptian wall paintings to the Venetian Renaissance, impressionism to digital images, Philip Ball tells the fascinating story of how art, chemistry, and technology have interacted throughout the ages to render the gorgeous hues we ...
Philip Ball, 2001
2
Black Star, Bright Dawn
Bright Dawn must face the challenge of the Iditarod dog sled race alone when her father is injured.
Scott O'Dell, 2008
3
When Bright Kids Can't Learn: How New Brain Research Can ...
However one in five people fit the profile. For every such struggling student there are three advocated who are aggressively trying to find a solution. This book is written for those who are searching for the key that will set mind free.
John F. Heath, 2007
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Bright Galaxies, Dark Matters
Bright Galaxies, Dark Matters charts two extraordinary journeys: the road to a better understanding of the structure and composition of the universe, and Dr. Rubin's own path-breaking career.
Vera C. Rubin, 1997
5
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
This sensitively written historical novel, based on the true story of a community's destruction, highlights a unique friendship during a time of change. Author's note.
Gary D. Schmidt, 2004
6
All Things Bright and Beautiful
All things bright and beautiful; all creatures great and small; all things wise and wonderful, the incredible Ashley Bryan illustrates them all!
Cecil F. Alexander, 2010
7
An Introduction to Scientific Research
This book is intended to assist scientists in planning and carrying out research. However, unlike most books dealing with the scientific method, which stress its philosophical rationale, this book is written from a practical standpoint.
E. Bright Wilson, 2012
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Bright from the Start: The Simple, Science-backed Way to ...
A leading authority in infant brain development offers insight into how to maximize a child's mental capacities through strategic communication and bonding techniques that can enhance a baby's cognitive development, in a guide that covers ...
Jill Stamm, 2007
9
Native American Placenames of the United States
This volume combines historical research and linguistic fieldwork with native speakers from across the United States to present the first comprehensive, up-to-date, scholarly dictionary of American placenames derived from native languages.
William Bright, 2004
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Bill Bright and Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of ...
As Turner demonstrates, the story of Campus Crusade reflects the halting movement of evangelicalism into mainstream American society: its awkward marriage with conservative politics, its hesitancy over gender roles and sexuality, and its ...
John G. Turner, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BRIGHT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bright is used in the context of the following news items.
1
South Carolina Sen. Lee Bright Rants Against Gays During …
Lee Bright went on an anti-LGBT rant. Yes, because when I think about the Confederate flag, the first thing that comes to mind are the tendrils of ... «Mediaite, Jul 15»
2
Review: Apple Music Is a Hot Mess With a Few Bright Spots
When Apple launched the iTunes Music Store in April 2003, it essentially started the modern era of digital music. By 2010 it was the largest ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
3
Bright Passages
Here's the latest sampling of sparkling prose from recent editions. If you missed these articles the first time around, click the links to savor them ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
Bright Green Star campaign starts again
The Bright Green Star campaign was the brainchild of Chris and Julie Bryon-Edmond, from Torquay, who are the parents of four-year-old Lottie, ... «Torquay Herald Express, Jul 15»
5
The future 'doesn't look bright' for manual transmission, says head of …
“From a technical standpoint, the future doesn't look bright for manual gearboxes,” BMW M chief Frank van Meel said in a recent interview with ... «Digital Trends, Jul 15»
6
James Argent and Lydia Bright spotted looking loved-up despite …
The pair found themselves on the brink of a break-up in the latest episode of TOWIE. Lydia and Arg were all smiles [Lydia Bright/Xposure]. «OK! Magazine, Jul 15»
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Royal Navy bright spark wins top award
A LEADING seaman in electronic warfare is the first to be presented with the top student award since 2012. James Hick, who is based at HMS ... «Portsmouth News, Jul 15»
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Last season I was dazzled by the bright lights of MLS admits …
The then-Cowdenbeath frontman looked all set to sign on at Dens Park in June 2014 only for a call from across the water to change matters. «Evening Telegraph, Jul 15»
9
Annual Bright Ride to take place during All-Star Week
Art on the Streets and Margy and Mel Ride Bikes are organizing a Bright Ride for local cyclists during All-Star Week. At 8 p.m. Saturday, ... «Cincinnati.com, Jul 15»
10
Topeka Grant Giving At-Risk Community A Bright Future
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Since 2003 Topeka's Stages of Resource Targeting program has shed a light on at risk communities, and now ... «WIBW, Jul 15»

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