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Synonyms for alightəˈlaɪt

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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"

    unlighted, unlit

  2. alight, light, perch(verb)

    to come to rest, settle

    "Misfortune lighted upon him"

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

    unlit, unlighted

  3. alight, climb down(verb)

    come down

    "the birds alighted"

    perch, climb down, light, alight

    unlit, unlighted

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alight(v. n.)

    stop or rest (after flight)

  2. alight(v. n.)

    dismount, descend, get down

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

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