Meaning of ALIGHT in English

adj. Function: verb

to come to rest after or as if after a flight, a descent, or a fall FF1C; snowflakes alighting on the bare trees FF1E;

Synonyms: land, light, perch, roost, set down, settle, sit down, touch down

Related Words: drop, fall, tumble

Contrasted Words: arise, ascend, rise, soar

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.