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Definition of the adjective alight
What does alight mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- lighted up by or as by fire or flame
Alternative definition of the adjective alight
- Lit; on fire, switched on.
- [figuratively] Lit; on fire, burning.
Definition of the verb alight
What does alight mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections:
|simple past||past participle||present participle||third-person singular|
- to come to rest, settle
- come down
Alternative definition of the verb alight
- [intransitive, with [term, from]] To spring down, get down, or descend, as from on horseback or from a carriage; to dismount.
- [intransitive, with [term, on]] To descend and settle, lodge, rest, or stop.
- [intransitive] To come or chance (upon).
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alight
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London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
ALIGHT". Active alihran, Sax. to alight, lighten, to light. Hence by inference, to descend from a carriage; to dismount; discontinue a journey temporarily or altogether; to come down; ...
by Walter William Skeat
alight (1), to descend from. (E.) M. E. alihten, to alight from horseback ; which stands for oflihten, the prefix ...
by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu
alight. fires of curiosity« about language, and children would ...
Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases
In an action against a street-railway company as a common carrier to recover damages for an injury to the plaintifl, a passenger, caused by starting the car as the plaintifl' attempted to alight, the west side, where the liability of the company is ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Light, to alight, lit [light'-ed], ( past ...
The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1883)
by Popular encyclopedia
situated near large sheets of water, lest the bees, overcome by cold or fatigue, should be forced to alight on them, or be carried down on them by the winds, and so perish. The hives should face the south or smith-east. They should be placed ...
by John Thompson Platts
\ } 'to alight, to descend.' ko) s f A ...
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Usage statistics about alight
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Olympic Flame at the Bird's Nest in Beijing, China.
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Idea leuconoe chersonesia (Mangrove Tree Nymph)
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Young man alights from a Jeepney at the Market Place in Bacolod City, Philippines.
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Scrabble value of A1L1I1G2H4T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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