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Meaning & Definition of Alight in English

English

Alight

/əlaɪt/

verb

1. To come to rest, settle

  • "Misfortune lighted upon him"
    synonym:
  • alight
  • ,
  • light
  • ,
  • perch

2. Come down

  • "The birds alighted"
    synonym:
  • alight
  • ,
  • climb down

adjective

1. Lighted up by or as by fire or flame

  • "Forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"
  • "Even the car's tires were aflame"
  • "A night aflare with fireworks"
  • "Candles alight on the tables"
  • "Houses on fire"
    synonym:
  • ablaze(p)
  • ,
  • afire(p)
  • ,
  • aflame(p)
  • ,
  • aflare(p)
  • ,
  • alight(p)
  • ,
  • on fire(p)

Examples of using

His face was alight with joy.