Translation of brighten up in Spanish:

brighten up

animarse, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    (become cheerful, hopeful)
    (person) animarse
    (person) alegrarse
    (prospects/situation) mejorar
    (view/mood) volverse más optimista
    her face brightened up se le iluminó la cara
  • 2

    (make more colorful, cheerful)
    (room) alegrar
    (occasion/party) animar