Synonyms for Enlighten:
n.relay, deliver, point out, notify, let someone know, set straight, report, acquaint, divulge, tell, give someone to understand (that). persuade, inspirit, convert, save, preach, uplift, catechize, reveal. advise, apprise, knowledge. •enlighten (noun)
crystalise, crystallise, shed light on, sort out, crystallize, straighten out, elucidate, clear, crystalize, clear up, irradiate, edify, illuminate.
v.•explain thoroughly; make aware (verb)
convert, preach, illuminate, catechize, instruct, educate, indoctrinate, divulge, persuade, tell, elucidate, reveal, apprise, school, train, advise, uplift, inculcate, guide, inspirit, save, acquaint, edify, teach.
drill, edify, educate, coach, instill, instruct, train, tutor, indoctrinate, guide, teach, lecture, inculcate, imbue, school.
Usage examples for enlighten
While I was kicking my heels in Berlin for all those weeks, waiting upon a summons to the Emperor, I was urged by many people to try and obtain an interview with General Ludendorff, in order to enlighten him regarding American affairs, as in this respect he was very badly informed. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff