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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 classic literature ?
Quick as lightning the wolf flew round the wood, and in a minute many hundred wolves rose up before him, increasing in number every moment, till they could be counted by thousands.
Here she saw many bands of Fairies, folded in dark mantles that mortals might not know them, who, with the child among them, flew away over hill and valley.
Our work is done," whispered the Elves, and with blessings on the two fair flowers, they flew away to other homes;--to a blind old man who dwelt alone with none to love him, till through long years of darkness and of silent sorrow the heart within had grown dim and cold.
He flew close to the Witch and said, "You have called us for the third and last time.
Then, with a great deal of chattering and noise, the Winged Monkeys flew away to the place where Dorothy and her friends were walking.
He ran or flew after her, touched the cage with the flower, and Jorinda stood before him, and threw her arms round his neck looking as beautiful as ever, as beautiful as when they walked together in the wood.
So the Swallow picked out the great ruby from the Prince's sword, and flew away with it in his beak over the roofs of the town.
Then he flew gently round the bed, fanning the boy's forehead with his wings.
It was to the island that Peter now flew to put his strange case before old Solomon Caw, and he alighted on it with relief, much heartened to find himself at last at home, as the birds call the island.
They came out of the eggs daily, and laughed at him at once, then off they soon flew to be humans, and other birds came out of other eggs, and so it went on forever.
The other four wings were then fastened to the buggy, two on each side, for the buggy must bear the weight of the children and the Wizard as it flew through the air.
Perceiving the intruders in their nest the birds flew down upon them with screams of rage.
The Clerk felt a mortal fright, and flew through the window, far away over the houses and streets.
Pinocchio jumped off the Pigeon's back, and the Pigeon, not wanting any thanks for a kind deed, flew away swiftly and disappeared.
Before Stepan Arkadyevitch had time to come up, a grouse flew out.