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a·light1

alight1

 
pronunciation:
laIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: alights, alighting, alighted, alit
definition 1: to step down or dismount, usu. from a conveyance.
She alighted from the bus.
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synonyms:
dismount, land, light
antonyms:
board, get on
similar words:
light, settle
definition 2: to come to rest.
My gaze alighted on her bracelet.The fly alit on her arm.
synonyms:
light, settle
similar words:
descend
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