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LIGHT is a mechanical verb. It is used to bring flame to items that may be lit. Itmes such as candles, torches, lanterns, or sconces may be lit, both those handheld or in a room.
>light lantern You light your silver lantern, causing the wick to ignite into a small flame. Person lights her silver lantern, causing the wick to ignite into a small flame.