alight on/upon

Definition of alight on/upon

  1. :  to see, notice, or think of (something) <Her eye/eyes alighted on a strange man in the crowd.> <a speaker who easily alights upon topics that interest a wide audience>

Word by Word Definitions

alightplay
  1. :  to come down from something (such as a vehicle): such as

    :  dismount

    :  deplane

  1. :  being on fire

    :  lighted up

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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