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Alight
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Alight as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

6 May 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 16 answers for the crossword clue 'Alight', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Alight a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Alight as an answer itself some 117 times.

Alight is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Saturday, 15 May 2021 with the answer being LAND, but the most popular answer for this clue is SETTLE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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"; "houses on fire"
  • To come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
  • Come down; "the birds alighted"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

LAND
Agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"

5 Letters

AFIRE
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"; "houses on fire"

LIGHT
A device for lighting or igniting fuel or charges or fires; "do you have a light?"

PERCH
Any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes

6 Letters

ABLAZE
Lighted with red light as if with flames; "streets ablaze with lighted Christmas trees"; "the inflamed clouds at sunset"; "reddened faces around the campfire"

AFLAME
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"; "houses on fire"

AFLARE
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"; "houses on fire"

GETOFF
Cause to be acquitted; get off the hook; in a legal case; "The lawyer got him off, even though there was no doubt in everybody's mind that he killed his wife"

ONFIRE
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"; "houses on fire"

SETTLE
Become resolved, fixed, established, or quiet; "The roar settled to a thunder"; "The wind settled in the West"; "it is settling to rain"; "A cough settled in her chest"; "Her mood settled into lethargy"

7 Letters

BURNING
The act of burning something; "the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"

GETDOWN
Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"

8 Letters

DISMOUNT
The act of dismounting (a horse or bike etc.)

INFLAMES

9 Letters

CLIMBDOWN
Come down; "the birds alighted"

DISEMBARK
Go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"

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