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Synonyms for Fly
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Wiktionary

  1. fly2

    Well dressed, smart in appearance.

    He's pretty fly for a white guy.

    Synonyms:
    abscond, flee, escape

    Antonyms:
    stay, remain

  2. fly2

    A strip of material hiding the zipper, buttons etc. at the front of a pair of trousers, pants, or underpants.

    Synonyms:
    aviate, skim, hover, wing, glide, rise, soar, float, ascend

    Antonyms:
    walk

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flynoun

    two-winged insects characterized by active flight

    Synonyms:
    fly ball, tent-fly, rainfly, tent flap, fly front, fly sheet

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unalert, unwatchful

  2. tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, fly, tent flapnoun

    flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent

    Synonyms:
    fly ball, tent-fly, rainfly, tent flap, fly front, fly, fly sheet

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful

  3. fly, fly frontnoun

    an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth

    Synonyms:
    fly ball, tent-fly, rainfly, tent flap, fly front, fly, fly sheet

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unalert, unwatchful

  4. fly, fly ballnoun

    (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

    Synonyms:
    fly ball, tent-fly, rainfly, tent flap, fly front, fly, fly sheet

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unwatchful, unalert

  5. flyadjective

    fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect

    Synonyms:
    fly ball, tent-fly, rainfly, tent flap, fly front, fly sheet

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful

  6. flyverb

    (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unwatchful, unvigilant

  7. fly, wingverb

    travel through the air; be airborne

    "Man cannot fly"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, fly, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unwatchful, unalert

  8. flyverb

    move quickly or suddenly

    "He flew about the place"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unwatchful, unvigilant, unalert

  9. fly, aviate, pilotverb

    operate an airplane

    "The pilot flew to Cuba"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, fly, vaporize, pilot, aviate, navigate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unwatchful, unalert, unvigilant

  10. flyverb

    transport by aeroplane

    "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unwatchful, unalert

  11. flyverb

    cause to fly or float

    "fly a kite"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful

  12. flyverb

    be dispersed or disseminated

    "Rumors and accusations are flying"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unwatchful, unalert

  13. flyverb

    change quickly from one emotional state to another

    "fly into a rage"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unwatchful, unalert, unvigilant

  14. fly, fell, vanishverb

    pass away rapidly

    "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, drop, vaporize, pilot, aviate, disappear, flee, vanish, fell, strike down, go away, wing, cut down, fly

    Antonyms:
    unwatchful, unalert, unvigilant

  15. flyverb

    travel in an airplane

    "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unalert, unwatchful

  16. flyverb

    display in the air or cause to float

    "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N."

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unalert, unwatchful

  17. flee, fly, take flightverb

    run away quickly

    "He threw down his gun and fled"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, fly, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, pilot, wing

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unalert, unwatchful

  18. flyverb

    travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft

    "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unwatchful, unvigilant

  19. flyverb

    hit a fly

    Synonyms:
    take flight, vaporize, pilot, aviate, flee, vanish, fell, wing

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unwatchful, unvigilant

  20. vanish, fly, vaporizeverb

    decrease rapidly and disappear

    "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"

    Synonyms:
    take flight, disappear, vaporize, fly, aviate, vaporise, flee, zap, vanish, gasify, fell, evaporate, go away, pilot, wing, aerify

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flyverb

    Synonyms:
    soar, mount, hover, take wing

  2. flyverb

    Synonyms:
    flutter, float, wave, undulate

  3. flyverb

    Synonyms:
    burst, explode, be scattered, break in pieces, be broken to pieces

  4. flyverb

    Synonyms:
    flee, escape, decamp, abscond, make off, pack off, slip away, steal away, slink away

  5. flyverb

    Synonyms:
    pass, elapse, slip, glide, flit, roll on, flow on

  6. flynoun

    Synonyms:
    winged insect

  7. flynoun

    Synonyms:
    fly-wheel

  8. flynoun

    Synonyms:
    compass card

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flyadjective

    Synonyms:
    (Slang) wide-awake, knowing

  2. flyverb

    Synonyms:
    wing, soar, flit, mount, hover, decamp, abscond, flee

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fly":

    steal, smee, stealing, fei, flies, rob, flying, flight, flee, vole, plane, steai, hover, vol, maggot

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How to use Fly in a sentence?

  1. Bob Dylan:

    How many times must the cannonballs fly before they're forever banned?

  2. Christopher Kraft:

    We had a total of 15 minutes of manned spaceflight experience, we hadnt flown Mercury in orbit yet, and heres a guy telling me were going to fly to the moon. ... Doing it was one thing, but doing it in this decade was to me too risky, frankly it scared the hell out of me.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    My words fly up, my thoughts remain below.Words without thoughts never to heaven go.

  4. Joel Babbitt:

    This allows them to do dynamic planning while they are in route to an objective, they get on a plane and fly somewhere between 12 to 20 hours to get to an objective. During that time they have very little data. The transformation we are making is that they will be able to have voice communications along with huge amounts of data.

  5. Muhammad Ali:

    It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I just beat people up.

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