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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

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The airplane was flown over the Middle East and Asia during that time.
We proved that the unstable wing configuration can be flown.
For those missions, he received a patch that had been flown in space, framed, along with a collection of photos taken during each flight.
Besides the 260,000 people we've deployed, we've flown 300,000 sorties.
He's flown helicopters since the 1970s and currently pilots a state-of-the-art Agusta 109E.
One of those is owned by, and was flown at the Dutchess show, by Michael Dale, president of Jaguar Cars of North America.
All three teens had flown as passengers on commercial airlines before, but they say flying a small plane is completely different.
The handling qualities of this aircraft are far better than those of any other transport aircraft I've ever flown," said Chuck Walls, McDonnell Douglas' C-17 project pilot, who flew P-1's inaugural flight and has more than 75 hours of C-17 flying time.
Its vertical range and the absence of a pilot make Perseus ideal for carrying scientific instruments into the middle of the Antarctic ozone hole and other places where humans have never flown.
The airplane was flown 79 times during a roughly three-year period.