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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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After it is restored, the P-59 will be the oldest flyable jet aircraft in the world.
allow the user to experience flight on an independent basis for each of the 22 flyable planes.
The L-1011s have been in flyable storage in the UK since their retirement.
True-blue adventurers can take to the sky paragliding from the hilltop Safi Ranch Fly Site, which aerosports aficionados have regarded as among the best in the country with some 300 flyable days.
In 1942, one wayward German pilot landed his equally new Focke-Wulf 190 at a British airfield, providing his enemy with a flyable example of the latest Nazi high-performance fighter.
The jet returned to a flyable condition (130 knots, 38 degrees nose low) at 9,680 MSL (approx.
Chapter 1457 of the Experimental Aircraft Association is inviting families, aircraft enthusiasts and World War II historians to come to the Eugene Airport to get a rare look at one of the few flyable B-17 "Flying Fortress" bombers that is still airworthy and flying.
More than 60 percent of the aircraft in the F/A-18 fleets are not flyable in their current state, said Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm.
There were two things we didn't have, though: flyable weather and instrument ratings.
Currently, WHAM owns 18 planes, eight of them flyable, used by the U.
Transport Minister Akhundi said that only 162 of the 250 planes are flyable, with the rest grounded due to lack of parts and servicing.
It was acquired by Air Atlantique around 16 years ago, which operates the Airbase attraction at the airport and also has a collection of flyable classic jets.
In one case, forty-seven Spitfires completed the journey, but only six were flyable the day after they arrived.