alight - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] formal 

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present tense
present participlealighting
past tensealighted
past participlealighted
  1. 1
    to get off a train, bus, or other vehicle
  2. 2
    if a bird, insect, or other flying creature alights on something, it flies onto it and stops there
     Synonyms and related words
     Synonyms and related words

phrasal verbs