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Synonyms for alight
əˈlaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ablaze(p), afire(p), aflame(p), aflare(p), alight(p), on fire(p)(verb)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    unlighted, unlit

  2. alight, light, perch(verb)

    to come to rest, settle

    "Misfortune lighted upon him"

    Synonyms:
    fire up, get down, ignite, illumine, illuminate, dismount, perch, get off, climb down, rest, light up, fall, light, unhorse, roost, illume

    Antonyms:
    unlit, unlighted

  3. alight, climb down(verb)

    come down

    "the birds alighted"

    Synonyms:
    perch, climb down, light

    Antonyms:
    unlit, unlighted

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alight

    Synonyms:
    perch, drop, descend, dismount

    Antonyms:
    mount, ascend, spring, soar, start

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alight(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    stop or rest (after flight)

  2. alight(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    dismount, descend, get down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. alight(v)

    Synonyms:
    dismount

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "alight":

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How to use alight in a sentence?

  1. Vasdev Rai Pratap:

    I didn't know how dangerous the work in the mines is. Had I known, I would never have let him go, they said it took almost a day to dig out his body after the mine collapsed. They cremated him without telling me. I didn't even see my boy before they set him alight.

  2. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is just out of grasp... But if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

  3. Zeg Choudhry:

    Oil is the major drag at the moment. In a normal environment, when we see China data as good as what we had over the weekend, that would set the market alight, the pressure on crude is the noose around our neck at the moment.

  4. Zeg Choudhry:

    In a normal environment, when we see China data as good as what we had over the weekend, that would set the market alight, the pressure on crude is the noose around our neck at the moment.

  5. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Images & Illustrations of alight

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Translations for alight

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  • кацам, слизамBulgarian
  • aterrizar, posarse, bajarse, apearseSpanish
  • maha tulema, väljumaEstonian
  • tau, makereMāori
  • płonącyPolish
  • descer, desembarcarPortuguese
  • вы́йти, сияющий, приземляться, спе́шиваться, выходи́ть, светящийся, спе́шитьсяRussian
  • Chinese

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