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Definition of alight:

  1. Lighted; lighted up; in a flame.
  2. To come or chance ( upon).
  3. To descend and settle, lodge, rest, or stop; as, a flying bird alights on a tree; snow alights on a roof.
  4. To spring down, get down, or descend, as from on horseback or from a carriage; to dismount.


illumine, touch down, roost, light up, move, get off, climb down, perch, ignite, dismount, rest, fire up, illume, fall, land, set down, settle, get down, unhorse, light, illuminate.

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