(figuratively, chiefly UK and Canada) Based on conclusions derived from (a source of knowledge, evidence or inspiration).
In-the-light-of Sentence Examples
In so far as the traditions can be read in the light of biblical history it is evident that they belong to different ages and represent different national, tribal, or local standpoints.
In the 16th the coiiec= century the Protestants, who wished to represent the forgeries in the light of an attempt in favour of the papacy, ascribed the origin of the False Decretals to Rome, but neither the manuscript tradition nor the facts confirm this view, which is nowadays entirely abandoned.
Instead they searched their surroundings wildly in the light of periodic lightning and the fire at the far end of the hall.
Light snow had begun to fall—tiny crystals hardly visible in the light of the lamp across the street.
Dean glanced down in the light of a passing street lamp.