fly

fly
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1. take wing, wing one's way, take off, take to the air, become airborne; soar, sail, zoom, cruise, coast, sweep, skim, Inf. kite; glide, plane, volplane, sailplane; dart, flit, flirt, hop, volitate.
2. float, hover, drift, hang, poise, float in the air; flutter, flicker, quiver, quaver; flap, wave, waver, undulate, toss, wag, wigwag.
3. aviate, jet, take or make a flight, be airborne, ride the skies or friendly skies; rocket, skyrocket.
4. dash, bolt, tear, tear along, bowl along, make time, cover ground, make strides or rapid strides; run, sprint, whiz, whisk; zip, career, rip, scour, scud, scorch, outstrip the wind, race like the wind, go or be off like a shot, Chiefly Brit. hare, Inf. clip, Inf. roar, Inf. barrel; hasten, make haste, race, speed, speed up, accelerate, hustle, hurry, post, hie, rush, move swiftly, move quickly; scamper, scurry, scoot, trip, skip.
5. flee, abscond, escape, take flight, take to flight, Sl. wing it, Inf. beat it, Inf. skip out, Inf. skedaddle, Sl. skidoodle, Sl. skidoo, Sl. vamoose; run, run away, run off, elope, take to one's heels, make a quick exit, Inf. clear out, Inf. cut out, Inf. cut and run, Inf. fly the coop, Sl. split, Sl. scram, Sl. blow, Sl. hightail it, Sl. lam or take it on the lam; retreat, withdraw, decamp, take oneself off, take French leave, quit the scene, make a getaway, beat a retreat, beat a hasty retreat, run for it, make a run for it, show the heels, show a clean or extra-light pair of heels, make a beeline for, Inf. take to the woods, Inf. head for the hills. See alsoflee(def.2).
6.(all of time) elapse, lapse, pass, pass by, pass swiftly, pass away, go by, move swiftly, slip, slide, glide; flow, advance, roll or press on; fade, melt, vanish, disappear, evaporate, go up in smoke; expire, run out, run its course.
7. pilot, control, be at the controls, fly left seat; copilot, fly right seat; solo, Inf. barnstorm; operate, drive, maneuver, manipulate.
8. hoist, hoist aloft, hoist up, raise, raise aloft, raise up, rear, rear up, lift, lift up, uplift, upraise, uprear, uphoist, Inf. sky.
9. transport, convey, send, dispatch; ship, freight, air-freight, express, air-express; post, mail, airmail.
10. elude, evade, escape, avoid, bilk, dodge, sidestep.
11. fly at or into
attack, assault, assail, strike, strike at, strike out at, hit, have at, have a go at, lay about at, lay into, light into, pitch into; attack suddenly, charge, rush, rush at, rush upon, fall upon, pounce upon, swoop down upon, descend on or upon.
12. fly in the face of
defy, flout, ignore, disregard, slight, treat with contempt, scoff at, thumb one's nose at; oppose, act in opposition to, go against; cross, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, run counter to, go contrary to.
13. fly off the handle
Informal. lose one's temper, explode, fly into a passion or rage or temper, have a tantrum, Inf. blow up, Inf. blow one's top or stack, Inf. hit the ceiling, Sl. go nuts, Sl. blow a gasket or fuse, Sl. flip, Sl. flip out, Sl. flip one's wig or lid, Sl. have a hemorrhage; get excited, get into a dither or tizzy, lose one's composure, Sl. blow one's cool.
14. go fly a kite
Slang. split, scram, drag, beat it, get lost, take off, take a hike or walk, hit the road; buzz off, bug off, shove off, push off, go jump in a lake, drag your ass; mind your own business, keep your nose out of this, butt out, go peddle your fish.
15. let fly
a. hurl, propel, fling, throw, pitch, toss, heave, chuck, lob, cast, hurtle, Inf. peg; shoot, shoot off, fire, fire off, let off, launch.b.(all of emotions) erupt with, burst forth or out or into, break out into; let go with, hold nothing back, give free reign; emit, discharge, vent, give out or off, Fig. open the sluices or floodgates.
n
16. zipper, flap, lap, fly front.
17. tent fly, flap, lap, overlap, overlay, overlayer.
18. flying, volitation, Rare. volation; soaring, sailing, zooming, cruising; gliding, planing, volplaning, sailplaning; flight, trip, run, crossing, Inf. hop, Inf. jump.
19.Baseball. fly ball, pop fly, Texas leaguer, high fly, pop up.
20.Theat. flies, fly loft, fly gallery, fly floor, loft, gallery.
21. on the fly
a. during flight, in the air, before reaching or hitting ground, off the ground.b. hurriedly, in a hurry, hastily, with haste, with a rush, in a sweat; quickly, speedily, swiftly; on the run, on the move, on the go, on the wing, in motion, Inf. on the hop or jump.
II
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1. housefly, true fly; gadfly, horsefly, bluebottle.
2.Angling. spinner, wobbler, popper; lure, hook, fishhook; jig, squid, plug.
3. fly in the ointment
problem, snag, drawback, hitch, rub, Inf. catch; inconvenience, Inf. little problem, Inf. one small problem; flaw, kink, worm in the apple or rose, Sl. bummer.
4. no flies on
Slang. alert, sharp, smart, knowing, wide-awake, nimble-minded, Brit. Sl. fly; dry behind the ears, not born yesterday, Inf. nobody's fool, Inf. no fool, Inf. no dumbbell; Inf. with it, Inf. together, Inf. hip, Brit. Sl. suss.

A Note on the Style of the synonym finder. 2014.

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  • Fly — Fly, n.; pl. {Flies} (fl[imac]z). [OE. flie, flege, AS. fl[=y]ge, fle[ o]ge, fr. fle[ o]gan to fly; akin to D. vlieg, OHG. flioga, G. fliege, Icel. & Sw. fluga, Dan. flue. [root] 84. See {Fly}, v. i.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any winged insect; esp.,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fly — Тип Публичная компания …   Википедия

  • Fly — (fl[imac]), v. i. [imp. {Flew} (fl[=u]); p. p. {Flown} (fl[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flying}.] [OE. fleen, fleen, fleyen, flegen, AS. fle[ o]gan; akin to D. vliegen, OHG. fliogan, G. fliegen, Icel. flj[=u]ga, Sw. flyga, Dan. flyve, Goth. us… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fly — Ⅰ. fly [1] ► VERB (flies; past flew; past part. flown) 1) (of a winged creature or aircraft) move through the air under control. 2) control the flight of or convey in (an aircraft). 3) move or be hurled quickly through the air. 4) …   English terms dictionary

  • fly — fly1 [flī] vi. FLEW or, for vi. 10, flied, flown or, for vi. 10, flied, flying, flew [ME flien, flegen < OE fleogan, akin to MDu vlegen, Ger fliegen < IE * pleuk < base * pleu : see FLOW] 1. to move through the air; specif., a) …   English World dictionary

  • fly — [flaɪ] verb flew PASTTENSE [fluː] flown PASTPART [fləʊn ǁ floʊn] 1. [intransitive] TRAVEL to travel by plane: • From Belfast, British Airways Cargo flies to London Heathrow, Manchester and Glasgow …   Financial and business terms

  • FLY — (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fly — ドラゴン クエスト II ダイの大冒険 (Doragon Kuesuto II Dai no Daibōken) Genre Heroïc Fantasy Anime japonais Réalisateur Nobutaka Nishizawa Scénaristes Kôji Inada Riku Sanjo Studio d animation Toei Animation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fly! — ist eine von Terminal Reality entwickelte und 1999 von Gathering of Developers veröffentlichte Flugsimulation für Microsoft Windows und Apple Macintosh PCs, der sich durch seine detaillierte Cockpit Instrumentierung und die ausführliche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fly! — is a flight simulator for PC and Apple Macintosh computers developed by Terminal Reality and published by Gathering of Developers. It included simulation of air traffic control features as well as aircraft s on board systems, and was acclaimed… …   Wikipedia

  • Fly! II — is a virtual flight simulator developed by Terminal Reality and released on April 26, 2001, by Gathering. It is a sequel to Fly! and Fly! 2k.While it had a promising flight model and a unique approach to the cockpit panel system, the lack of… …   Wikipedia


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