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Adjective: lit  lit
  1. Provided with artificial light
    "a brightly lit room";
    - illuminated, lighted, well-lighted
  2. Set afire or burning
    "a lit firecracker";
    - lighted
  3. [US, slang] Brilliant; very good
    - socko [N. Amer, informal], righteous [US, slang], fab [Brit, informal], crucial [slang], rad [N. Amer, slang], radical [N. Amer, slang], nang [Brit, slang], phat [slang], legit [US, slang], awesomesauce [informal], amazeballs [informal], beaut [Austral, NZ, informal], storming [Brit, informal], blinding [Brit, slang], stonking [Brit, informal], brill [Brit, informal], wicked [slang], cushty [Brit, informal], ace [informal], def [slang], magic [Brit, slang], smokin' [slang], smoking [slang], super [informal], sick [N. Amer, slang]
Noun: lit (lits,litai)  lit
  1. The humanistic study of a body of literature
    "he took a course in Russian lit";
    - literature
Verb: light (lit, also lighted)  lIt
  1. Introduce light into
    - illume, illumine, light up, illuminate
  2. Begin to smoke
    "After the meal, some of the diners lit up";
    - light up, fire up
  3. To come to rest, settle
    - alight, perch
  4. Cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
    "Light a cigarette";
    - ignite
  5. Be allotted to somebody by assignment or as part of their role
    - fall
  6. (riding) alight from (a horse)
    - unhorse, dismount, get off, get down, demount
  7. Start or maintain a fire in
    - fire, ignite

Derived forms: litai, lits

See also: A1 [informal], ablaze, ace [informal], afire [literary], aflame, aflare [rare], alight, A-one [informal], awesome [informal], beezer [UK, archaic], brilliant, burning, crack [informal], enkindled, excellent, fantabulous [informal], first-class, first-rate, ignited, in flames, kindled, light, lush [Brit, informal], mean [informal], on fire, outstanding, ripping [Brit, informal], splendid, stellar [informal], super, tiptop, top-drawer, topnotch [informal], top-notch [informal], tops [informal]

Type of: burn, combust, come down, descend, devolve, fall, go down, land, lighten, lighten up, literary study, pass, return, set down, sink

Antonym: snuff out, unlit

Encyclopedia: Lit, Sweden

Light, Rapid, Comfortable