light adj.

1 not dark

VERBS be | become, get, grow It was starting to get light. As soon as it grew light, we got up and dressed.

ADV. completely, quite We'll set out as soon as it's completely light. | almost It was almost light outside. | fairly | enough It was not light enough to see things clearly. | still | beautifully The whole house was beautifully light and airy.

2 not weighing much

VERBS be, feel, seem | become

ADV. exceptionally, extraordinarily, extremely, very | fairly, quite, reasonably, relatively | enough The tent is light enough for backpacking and touring. | surprisingly

3 not great in amount/degree


ADV. very | comparatively, fairly, quite, relatively The traffic is usually fairly light in the afternoons.