Definition of 'alight'
- to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
Synonyms: light perch
- come down; "the birds alighted"
Synonyms: climb down
- lighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "blazing logs in the fireplace"; "a burning cigarette"; "a flaming crackling fire"; "houses on fire"
Synonyms: ablaze afire aflame aflare blazing burning flaming on fire