Synonyms of alight in English

: alight1alight2

alight1


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verb

1‘he was the only passenger to alight from the train’

SYNONYMS
get off, step off, get down
dismount, disembark, descend, exit
detrain, deplane
informal pile out
ANTONYMS

get on, board

2‘a swallow alighted on a branch’

SYNONYMS
land, come down, come to rest, touch down, light, arrive, descend
settle, perch, roost, sit, rest
ANTONYMS

fly off


Synonyms of alight in English

: alight1alight2

alight2


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adjective

1‘bales of hay were set alight’

SYNONYMS
on fire, ablaze, aflame, in flames, flaming, burning, blazing, raging, fiery, lit, lighted, ignited
literary afire
ANTONYMS

extinguished

2‘her face was suddenly alight with laughter’

SYNONYMS
lit up, gleaming, glowing, aglow, ablaze, illuminated, brilliant, bright, shining, radiant, shimmering, sparkling, flashing, dazzling, luminous, incandescent
ANTONYMS

dark