To make dark or black; to deprive of light; to obscure; as, a darkened room.
- To make dark or darker.
- To give a darker hue to.
- To fill with sadness; make gloomy.
- To render vague or uncertain; obscure: The sudden drop in stock prices darkened the future for investors.
- To tarnish or stain: a scandal that darkened the family's good name.
- To become dark or darker.