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    fly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fly

    Definition
    (noun) two-winged insects characterized by active flight Definition
    (noun) flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    Synonyms : fly sheet , rainfly , tent-fly , tent flap
    Definition
    (noun) an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
    Synonyms : fly front
    Definition
    (noun) (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
    Synonyms : fly ball
    Definition
    (noun) fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect Definition
    (verb) travel through the air; be airborne
    Synonyms : wing
    Example Sentence
    • Man cannot fly
    Definition
    (verb) move quickly or suddenly
    Example Sentence
    • He flew about the place
    Definition
    (verb) operate an airplane
    Synonyms : aviate , pilot
    Example Sentence
    • The pilot flew to Cuba
    Definition
    (verb) transport by aeroplane
    Example Sentence
    • We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America
    Definition
    (verb) cause to fly or float
    Example Sentence
    • fly a kite
    Definition
    (verb) be dispersed or disseminated
    Example Sentence
    • Rumors and accusations are flying
    Definition
    (verb) change quickly from one emotional state to another
    Example Sentence
    • fly into a rage
    Definition
    (verb) pass away rapidly
    Synonyms : fell , vanish
    Example Sentence
    • Time flies like an arrow
    • Time fleeing beneath him
    Definition
    (verb) travel in an airplane
    Example Sentence
    • she is flying to Cincinnati tonight
    • Are we driving or flying?
    Definition
    (verb) display in the air or cause to float
    Example Sentence
    • fly a kite
    • All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N.
    Definition
    (verb) run away quickly
    Synonyms : flee , take flight
    Example Sentence
    • He threw down his gun and fled
    Definition
    (verb) travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
    Example Sentence
    • Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic
    Definition
    (verb) hit a fly Definition
    (verb) decrease rapidly and disappear
    Synonyms : vanish , vaporize
    Example Sentence
    • the money vanished in las Vegas
    • all my stock assets have vaporized
    Definition
    (adj) (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked
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