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Synonyms for fly
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fly(noun)

    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 flap(noun)

    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 sheet

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful

  3. fly, fly front(noun)

    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 sheet

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unalert, unwatchful

  4. fly, fly ball(noun)

    (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

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

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unwatchful, unalert

  5. fly(adj)

    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. fly(verb)

    (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unwatchful, unvigilant

  7. fly, wing(verb)

    travel through the air; be airborne

    "Man cannot fly"

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

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unwatchful, unalert

  8. fly(verb)

    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, pilot(verb)

    operate an airplane

    "The pilot flew to Cuba"

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

    Antonyms:
    unwatchful, unalert, unvigilant

  10. fly(verb)

    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. fly(verb)

    cause to fly or float

    "fly a kite"

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

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful

  12. fly(verb)

    be dispersed or disseminated

    "Rumors and accusations are flying"

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

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unwatchful, unalert

  13. fly(verb)

    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, vanish(verb)

    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

    Antonyms:
    unwatchful, unalert, unvigilant

  15. fly(verb)

    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. fly(verb)

    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 flight(verb)

    run away quickly

    "He threw down his gun and fled"

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

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unalert, unwatchful

  18. fly(verb)

    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. fly(verb)

    hit a fly

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

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unwatchful, unvigilant

  20. vanish, fly, vaporize(verb)

    decrease rapidly and disappear

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

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

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful

Wiktionary

  1. fly(2)

    Well dressed, smart in appearance.

    He's pretty fly for a white guy.

    Synonyms:
    abscond, flee, escape

    Antonyms:
    stay, remain

  2. fly(2)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fly(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    soar, mount, hover, take wing

  2. fly(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    flutter, float, wave, undulate

  3. fly(v. n.)

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

  4. fly(v. n.)

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

  5. fly(v. n.)

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

  6. fly(n.)

    Synonyms:
    winged insect

  7. fly(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fly-wheel

  8. fly(n.)

    Synonyms:
    compass card

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fly(a)

    Synonyms:
    (Slang) wide-awake, knowing

  2. fly(v)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce fly?

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How to say fly in sign language?

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How to use fly in a sentence?

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Music rap beat: The creak of a door wao wao wao. Wao Wao Tum Tum Tum Wao WaoThe smashing sword of feelings cuts the emptiness of reality that feels the powerlessness of the fighter against fate 2. Music rap beat: Tuk tchak tututu tchak tutu tchak tututu tchak tutu tchak tchak tchak tutu tchak.Memory is a palace of photographs and in each room you can watch a video of memories, this palace is on fire, and new photos fly out of your head that rebuild a new castle. 3. Music rap beat: empty drum sound and beat rhythm house here tuka tu dum tuk tutu tuka house. Fake laughter as a simulated orgasm of optimism. 4. Music: Bowl Sound: woo-woo-beat rhythm: Tu-Ta-Ta-Tu-Tu-Doom Remembering, fears, desires, mysterious entities, all of them are in your hotel subconscious where you are just a doorman. 5. Compass of awareness in the hands of the one who is eating in the elevator of consciousness, awareness in the very top. On the higher floors, they will understand that they have not yet grown to logic, and where logic breaks down and the highest level of thinking begins: infinite love. 6. Thinking is life, the death of thinking and philosophy gives birth to a new form of life in a new dimension of thinking. 7. Instincts are fear, therefore we are still part of the animal world, because of fear we live in a cultural ghetto. Intuition is the courage of conscience in the heart. 8. Love is when it is pleasant to dream and think about your beloved person and to receive sincere pleasure taking care of him. 9. A philosopher is a whirling six-barreled machine gun firing thoughts, ideas into people's souls and bullets never end; a slight evil smile of awareness comes from them; everyone realizes the evil joke of reality. 10. Periodically, the light of the stairs illuminates the corridors of the staircases, everything changes and is illuminated by a beacon of good luck for our lives. 11. Insanely laughing psycheFrom disappointment, the soul cannot stop laughing with a frightening uncontrolled laugh, between fear and uncontrolled angry laughter. The smiling, insanely laughing psyche growls and tears to pieces from the high-voltage psychic tension that gives birth to truth, from a smile the philosophy of the psyche breaks into two parts of the duality of the world. A huge smile is visible in the broken mirror of the psyche, and only sometimes the image of a person is reflected in them as a reflection of conscience. 12. Everyone hurries to their graves. 13. Instincts are terrible toys of the subconscious, there is a toy world that is developed at the expense of all lived lives, they call to have fun at the expense of oneself. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Simon Newcomb (declared in 1901):

    The demonstration that no possible combination of known substances, known forms of machinery and known forms of force, can be united in a practical machine by which man shall fly long distances through the air, seems to the writer as complete as it is possible for the demonstration of any physical fact to be.

  3. Mary Fran:

    We tried funny, different things we knew wouldn’t fly with Daddy around, like vegetarian week. Or group sleepovers, where the girls would camp out in my bedroom.

  4. George Gordon Byron:

    To fly from, need not be to hate, makind All are not fit with them to stir and toil, Nor is it discontent to keep the mind Deep in its fountain.

  5. Clay Doss:

    All operations are designed in accordance with international law and demonstrate that Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang will fly, sail and operate wherever international law allows.


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