how to pronounce alight

əlaɪt

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“… Brits and setting them alight so that's …”

meanings of alight

verb:

  1. To make light or less heavy; lighten; alleviate.
  2. To find by accident; to come upon.
  3. To set light to; light.
  4. To befall or betide.
  5. To descend and settle, lodge, rest, or stop.
  6. To light; light up; illuminate.
  7. To get off or exit a vehicle or animal; to descend; to dismount.

adjective:

  1. Lit; on fire, burning.
  2. Lit, on fire, switched on.

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