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on fire vs alight

alight vs on fire

on fire and alight both are adjectives.

on fire is not a verb while alight is a verb.

As adjectives, on fire and alight are synonyms defined as:
  • on fire and alight: lighted up by or as by fire or flame
Other synonyms of on fire include ablaze, afire, aflame, aflare.
on fire (adjective) alight (adjective)
lighted up by or as by fire or flame lighted up by or as by fire or flame
on fire (verb) alight (verb)
to come to rest, settle
come down

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