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Synonyms for flight
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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flightnoun

    a formation of aircraft in flight

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

  2. flight, flyingnoun

    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 stepsnoun

    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, flightnoun

    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. flightnoun

    an air force unit smaller than a squadron

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

  6. flightnoun

    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, flightnoun

    the path followed by an object moving through space

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

  8. flightnoun

    a flock of flying birds

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

  9. flightverb

    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. flightverb

    shoot a bird in flight

    Synonyms:
    fledge

  11. flightverb

    fly in a flock

    "flighting wild geese"

    Synonyms:
    fledge

  12. fledge, flightverb

    decorate with feathers

    "fledge an arrow"

    Synonyms:
    feather, fledge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flightnoun

    Synonyms:
    flying, soaring, mounting, volitation

  2. flightnoun

    Synonyms:
    fleeing, hasty departure

  3. flightnoun

    Synonyms:
    flock (of birds)

  4. flightnoun

    Synonyms:
    volley, shower

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flightnoun

    Synonyms:
    flying, exodus, hegira, fleeing, absconding

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How to use flight in a sentence?

  1. Gary Brown:

    Al was a very humble captain, he was a very humble individual. He loved his family. He loved his community. He loved his job. The United Flight 232 crew became a family of his.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Thousands of flight disruptions have left passengers and crew members stranded at crowded airports from one end of the country to the other forcing them to miss weddings, funerals, and business meetings and ruining family vacations that have been planned for months in advance.

  3. John Wagner:

    We've been working with TSA [ Transportation Security Administration ] to see if -- and this is a big' if' -- if it could be applicable on a domestic flight situation.

  4. Shaina Murry:

    After giving him assurance about his flight time we called his mom [who confirmed that her son has autism] and let her know he wasn't feeling well.

  5. Jim Free:

    There's not a single person on the team that shies away from the responsibility that we have to manage ourselves and our contractors and to deliver, and deliver means meeting those flight test objectives for( Artemis I), and meeting the objectives of the Artemis Ground Systems Program.


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