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Verb (used without object), lighted or lit, lighting.

to get down or descend, as from a horse or a vehicle.
to come to rest, as on a spot or thing; fall or settle upon; land
The bird lighted on the branch. My eye lighted on some friends in the crowd.
to come by chance; happen; hit (usually fol. by on or upon )
to light on a clue; to light on an ideal picnic spot.
to fall, as a stroke, weapon, vengeance, or choice, on a place or person
The choice lighted upon our candidate.

Verb phrases

light into, Informal . to make a vigorous physical or verbal attack on
He would light into anyone with the slightest provocation.
light out, Slang . to leave quickly; depart hurriedly
He lit out of here as fast as his legs would carry him.



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