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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 ?
15 SCIENCE, the researchers ultimately found a mutated gene that nearly doubles the average life span of Drosophila melanogaster, the common fruit fly.
Eighty two years ago, just miles away from Six Flags America in College Park, Maryland, Wilbur Wright taught the first military officers to fly.
Owls and cats turn out to have a not-so-charismatic rival in their much-admired ability to pinpoint a sound's origin: a sound-tracking parasitic fly.
In this fashion, ``we were able to solve most of the stability problems until we were confident that it would fly.
As Okui finished his drift, a trout grabbed his fly.
Branson will be the reserve pilot on the project and will make the attempt if Fossett is unable to fly.
Read a fly-fishing magazine and you'd think you need a passport and have to travel to an exotic tropical lagoon to catch saltwater fish on a fly.
Taylor's group found that fruitless functions in a mere 500 or so brain cells, less than 1 percent of the brain's total, and nowhere else in the fly.
A number of years back, when Kay's group had just begun working with the gene, Hall heard about the effort and wondered if the technique could aid his research into the biological clock of the fruit fly.