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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

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    lit

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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
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