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Synonyms for fly

take wing

jet

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  • jet
  • travel by plane
  • go by air
  • travel in an aircraft

airlift

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  • airlift
  • send by plane
  • take by plane
  • take in an aircraft

flutter

pass swiftly

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leave

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fly at someone

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let fly

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fly in the ointment

cunning

Synonyms for fly

to move through the air with or as if with wings

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

to pass quickly and lightly through the air

to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

to react explosively or suddenly

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Synonyms for fly

flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent

an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth

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fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect

travel through the air

move quickly or suddenly

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transport by aeroplane

cause to fly or float

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be dispersed or disseminated

change quickly from one emotional state to another

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travel in an airplane

display in the air or cause to float

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travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft

hit a fly

decrease rapidly and disappear

References in periodicals archive ?
Etymology: The species is named for the late Brian Stuckenberg (1930-2009), the doyen of Afrotropical dipterology.
Abstracts Volume, 6th International Congress of Dipterology.
Etymology: The species is named after and dedicated to the memory of Diptera systematist and taxonomist Brian Roy Stuckenberg, who contributed in many great ways to Afrotropical dipterology (Kirk-Spriggs 2012).
Stuckenberg, a friend and eminent entomologist, who contributed much to Afrotropical and general dipterology.
Of course, his contributions to dipterology as a whole have been great, so his pursuits beyond lauxanioids are understandable
Etymology: The species is named after Brian Stuckenberg, in honour of his leading role in African Dipterology for many decades.
He actively encouraged the study of this collection by specialist researchers and the number of scientific publications that resulted laid the foundations of modern African dipterology as we know it today (Stuckenberg & Mostovski 2006).
On behalf of the Council for the International Congresses of Dipterology, the ICD8 Local Organizing Committee and the Senckenberg Gesellschaft fur Naturforschung, I cordially invite you to attend the 8th International Congress of Dipterology in Potsdam, Germany, from 10 to 15 August 2014.