ENLI'GHTEN, verb transitive enli'tn. [from light.]
1. To make light; to shed light on; to supply with light; to illuminate; as, the sun enlightens the earth.
His lightnings enlightened the world. Psalms 97:4.
2. To quicken in the faculty of vision; to enable to see more clearly.
Jonathan's--eyes were enlightened. 1 Samuel 14:27.
3. To give light to; to give clearer views; to illuminate; to instruct; to enable to see or comprehend truth; as, to enlighten the mind or understanding.
4. To illuminate with divine knowledge, or a knowledge of the truth.
Those who were once enlightened. Hebrews 6:4.