come+to+light

  • 1come to light — {v. phr.} To be discovered; become known; appear. * /John s thefts from the bank where he worked came to light when the bank examiners made an inspection./ * /When the old woman died it came to light that she was actually rich./ * /New facts… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2come to light — {v. phr.} To be discovered; become known; appear. * /John s thefts from the bank where he worked came to light when the bank examiners made an inspection./ * /When the old woman died it came to light that she was actually rich./ * /New facts… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3come to light — index appear (materialize), arise (appear), emerge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4come to light — verb be revealed or disclosed (Freq. 1) The truth finally came to light • Syn: ↑come to hand • Hypernyms: ↑appear • Verb Frames: Something s * * * BE DISCOVER …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 5come to light — bring something to light or come to light if facts are brought to light or come to light, people discover them New evidence in this case has recently come to light …

    English dictionary

  • 6come\ to\ light — v. phr. To be discovered; become known; appear. John s thefts from the bank where he worked came to light when the bank examiners made an inspection. When the old woman died it came to light that she was actually rich. New facts about ancient… …

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  • 7come to light — a fact important to this case has just come to light Syn: be discovered, be uncovered, be unearthed, come out, become known, become apparent, appear, materialize, emerge …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 8come to light — ► bring (or come) to light make (or become) widely known or evident. Main Entry: ↑light …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9come to light — be discovered, become known It has recently come to light that the company has lost millions of dollars …

    Idioms and examples

  • 10come to light — Synonyms and related words: appear, arise, be found, be revealed, become known, become manifest, become visible, betray itself, break forth, come, come along, come forth, come forward, come in sight, come out, come to hand, crop out, discover… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11come to light — bring (something) to light to discover facts, often about something bad or illegal. Several other problems came to light during the course of the investigation …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 12come to light — verb to become known, to be revealed …

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  • 13come to light — be discovered, be revealed, become known …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14come to light — idi to be discovered or revealed …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15To come to light — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16bring (or come) to light — make (or become) widely known or evident. → light …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 17Light — (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar}, {Luminous},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18Light ball — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19Light barrel — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20Light dues — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English