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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 ?
And asWarwickshire and Notts look to have flown the coop as far as qualifying for next month's semi-finals is concerned (groupwinners and best runners-up make up the four) it is arguable just how important the contest is to either camp.
SALEM - Delta Air Lines has flown the coop in Salem but the 17 months Delta was there entitles the city to $1 million in federal funding for improvements to McNary Field.
The chicken has flown the coop, the genie is out of the bottle.
I have lived in the same house for 30 years but with the family all having flown the coop, I'm looking for a smaller place.
Urban doesn't want to see the look in his 11-year-old daughter's eyes when he tells her their 4-year-old Senegal parrot has flown the coop.
A PARROT that does Little Britain impressions has flown the coop.
Aimed primarily at young first-time new car buyers, I think the C1 will also find favour with families looking for a second car or with older empty-nesters whose children have flown the coop.
Well, I stayed in my body, but I'm pretty sure the guy I was interviewing had flown the coop - which explains why he said so little.
He receives several calls a week from bird owners whose birds have flown the coop, as well as from people who have found a bird on their porch.