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Synonyms for flight
flaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flight(noun)

    a formation of aircraft in flight

    Synonyms:
    flight of steps, trajectory, escape, flying, flight of stairs

  2. flight, flying(noun)

    an instance of traveling by air

    "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"

    Synonyms:
    flight of steps, trajectory, escape, flying, flight of stairs

  3. flight, flight of stairs, flight of steps(noun)

    a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next

    Synonyms:
    flight of steps, trajectory, escape, flying, flight of stairs

  4. escape, flight(noun)

    the act of escaping physically

    "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"

    Synonyms:
    relief valve, leakage, trajectory, evasion, dodging, escape, escape cock, flight of stairs, leak, safety valve, escape valve, outflow, flying, flight of steps, escapism

  5. flight(noun)

    an air force unit smaller than a squadron

    Synonyms:
    flight of steps, trajectory, escape, flying, flight of stairs

  6. flight(noun)

    passing above and beyond ordinary bounds

    "a flight of fancy"; "flights of rhetoric"; "flights of imagination"

    Synonyms:
    flight of steps, trajectory, escape, flying, flight of stairs

  7. trajectory, flight(noun)

    the path followed by an object moving through space

    Synonyms:
    flight of steps, trajectory, escape, flying, flight of stairs

  8. flight(noun)

    a flock of flying birds

    Synonyms:
    flight of steps, trajectory, escape, flying, flight of stairs

  9. flight(verb)

    a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports

    "I took the noon flight to Chicago"

    Synonyms:
    flight of steps, trajectory, escape, flying, flight of stairs

  10. flight(verb)

    shoot a bird in flight

    Synonyms:
    fledge

  11. flight(verb)

    fly in a flock

    "flighting wild geese"

    Synonyms:
    fledge

  12. fledge, flight(verb)

    decorate with feathers

    "fledge an arrow"

    Synonyms:
    feather, fledge

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flight

    A career was originally the ground for a race, or, especially, for a knight's charge in tournament or battle; whence career was early applied to the charge itself.

    If you will use the lance, take ground for your career.... The four horsemen met in full career.

    Scott Quentin Durward ch. 14, p. 194. [D. F. & CO.]

    In its figurative use career signifies some continuous and conspicuous work, usually a life-work, and most frequently one of honorable achievement. Compare BUSINESS.

    Synonyms:
    career, charge, course, line of achievement, passage, public life, race, rush

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flight

    Synonyms:
    volitation, departure, escape, evasion, disappearance, flying, stampede, soaring, begin, fleeing, exodus

    Antonyms:
    recurrence, return, reappearance, perching, alighting, repose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flying, soaring, mounting, volitation

  2. flight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fleeing, hasty departure

  3. flight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flock (of birds)

  4. flight(n.)

    Synonyms:
    volley, shower

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flight(n)

    Synonyms:
    flying, exodus, hegira, fleeing, absconding

How to pronounce flight?

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How to use flight in a sentence?

  1. Elon Musk:

    That will be quite exciting, in terms of the first flight to Mars, we are hoping to do that around 2025.

  2. Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt:

    Personnel are in place to receive the passengers from Wuhan and we expect that the flight will be collecting within the next 24 hours.

  3. Chris Johnson:

    The test is designated as Flight Test THAAD (FTT)-18.

  4. Zelda Williams:

    Still, for a man so incredibly hairy and square, watching my dad on a bike was like watching a penguin spread his wings and take flight.

  5. Stuart Bruce:

    You experience far more and enjoy it better on public transport than in a taxi so I try not to use Uber unless I really have to because of odd flight times or tight deadlines.


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