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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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Crocker hasn't swum competitively since losing the 100 fly to Phelps at the Beijing Olympics, where Phelps won a record eight gold medals.
For the chest, by doing single-joint flys followed quickly with either multi-joint bench presses or pushups, you are performing the "Pre-Exhaust System.
Soon, he was doing pull-ups, presses, curls, shoulder raises, flys, pull-overs, triceps extensions, and more.
The 'Flying Alarm Clock' emits the high pitched beep of a standard alarm clock - but alongside the buzz of a miniature helicopter which takes off and flys around the room.
Premier Pet Products, Jones Natural Chews, Nylabone, One Care, Fundamentally Dog, Pet Flys, The Bark, Paragon Products, Beefeaters, Cloud Star, Fresh Pet, and Canyon Creek Ranch.
com) flys ex-Manchester to Auckland via Dubai in Sept from pounds 973pp [bar] Wales Pool D Games: Sept 11 South Africa, Wellington; Sept 18 Samoa, Hamilton; Sept 26 Namibia, New Plymouth; Oct 2, Fiji, Hamilton.
On home soil: Shiv Kapur flys the flag in New Delhi.
Ond wedi bodio dalennau''r gyfrol hardd hon, dwi flys ail gychwyn yn y dechrau.
Luke Morris, completing a quickfire double at odds of 194-1 after success on Night Lily, was first to cut for home in the straight and found a willing partner in the Jeff Smith homebred, who cosily held the late run of Rosco FlyS er.
He still goes to the hobby shop and buys airplanes and flys them.
Through TAM Mercosur, it flys to six other destinations: Asuncion and Ciudad del Este (Paraguay), Montevideo and Punta del Este (Uruguay), Santa Cruz de la Sierra and Cochabamba (Bolivia).
There won't be a dry Irish eye in the Cotswolds if Moscow flys up the hill to win his third Champion Chase.
His lone hit, a single off Seattle's Joel Pineiro, wasn't exactly well-struck, and six of his 16 outs have been lazy pop flys.
Jay Adams is out and back working at House of Flys in Honolulu.
Night Flys rather than fly by nights, right now Grand Drive are worth anyone's vote.