Lighted vs. Lit - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Lighted (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of light

  • Lighted (adjective)

    Filled with light; illuminated.

  • Lit (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of light||illuminate; start a fire; etc

  • Lit (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of light||alight: land, come down on

  • Lit (verb)

    To run or light (alight).

  • Lit (verb)

    To colour; dye.

  • Lit (adjective)

    Illuminated.

    "He walked down the lit corridor."

  • Lit (adjective)

    intoxicated or under the influence of drugs; stoned.

  • Lit (adjective)

    Sexually aroused (usually of a female), especially visibly sexually aroused.

  • Lit (adjective)

    Excellent, fantastic; captivating.

    "We ordered pizza and we're going to stay up all night. It's going to be lit."

  • Lit (adjective)

    Little.

  • Lit (noun)

    Little.

  • Lit (noun)

    Colour; blee; dye; stain.

  • Lit (noun)

    abbreviation of literature

Oxford Dictionary

  • Lighted (adjective)

    provided with light or lighting; illuminated

    "lighted tennis courts"

  • Lighted (adjective)

    having been ignited; burning

    "a lighted candle"

  • Lit (verb)

    past and past participle of light, light

  • Lit (adjective)

    provided with light or lighting; illuminated

    "leaving the safety of a lit street"

    "a lit window at dusk"

  • Lit (adjective)

    having been ignited; burning

    "a lit cigarette"

  • Lit (adjective)

    drunk.

  • Lit (noun)

    short for literature

    "chick lit"

Webster Dictionary

  • Lighted

    set afire or burning.

  • Lighted

    Illuminated by artificial light; as, lighted by a high-powered searchligh.

  • Lit

    a form of the imp. & p. p. of Light.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Lighted (adjective)

    set afire or burning;

    "the lighted candles"

    "a lighted cigarette"

    "a lit firecracker"

  • Lighted (adjective)

    provided with artificial light;

    "illuminated advertising"

    "looked up at the lighted windows"

    "a brightly lit room"

    "a well-lighted stairwell"

  • Lit (noun)

    the humanistic study of a body of literature;

    "he took a course in Russian lit"

  • Lit (adjective)

    provided with artificial light;

    "illuminated advertising"

    "looked up at the lighted windows"

    "a brightly lit room"

    "a well-lighted stairwell"

  • Lit (adjective)

    set afire or burning;

    "the lighted candles"

    "a lighted cigarette"

    "a lit firecracker"

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