Synonyms of enlighten in English:

enlighten


See definition of enlighten

verb

1‘will you kindly enlighten me as to what this is?’

SYNONYMS
inform, make aware, notify, tell, advise, let know, illuminate, open someone's eyes, apprise
explain the situation to, explain the circumstances to, describe the state of affairs to, brief, update, give details to, give information to, bring up to date
informal clue in, fill in, put wise, tip off, put in the picture, bring up to speed
ANTONYMS

keep in the dark

2‘museums were built to enlighten the people’

SYNONYMS
civilize, bring civilization to, bring culture to
sophisticate, socialize, humanize
improve, better
edify, educate, instruct, teach, tutor, indoctrinate
rare acculturate
ANTONYMS

stultify