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1 alight ˈlaɪt/ verb
alights; alighted; alighting
1 alight
ˈlaɪt/
verb
alights; alighted; alighting
Learner's definition of ALIGHT
[no object] somewhat formal
of insects, birds, etc. : to stop on a surface after flying
: to step down from a boat, vehicle, etc.

alight on/upon

[phrasal verb]
alight on/upon (something)
: to see, notice, or think of (something)
2 alight ˈlaɪt/ adjective
2 alight
ˈlaɪt/
adjective
Learner's definition of ALIGHT
not used before a noun
: full of light : lighted up often used figuratively
chiefly British : on fire : ablaze, afire
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