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Another word for fleet

  1. Characterized by great celerity

  2. Lasting or existing only for a short time

  1. To move swiftly

      1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
      2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
      3. To move quickly; dart.
      1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
      2. To move ahead at full speed.
      1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
      2. (Informal) To go at high speed
      3. To move or progress rapidly:
      1. To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
      2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
      3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
      1. (Informal) In great haste
      2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
      3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
      1. To move or go quickly or suddenly
      2. To move while making such a sound:
      3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
      1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
      2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
      3. To cause to move with speed and force:
      1. To carry or transport by flying:
      2. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
      3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
      1. To throw or spin rapidly:
      2. To move or do something quickly:
      3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
      1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
      2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
      3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
      1. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
      2. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
      3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
      1. To cause to move at a trot.
      2. To cause to go at a trot
      3. To move quickly; hurry; run
      1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
      2. To become torn:
      3. To move violently or with speed; dash
      1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
      2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
      1. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
      2. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
      3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
      1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
      2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
      3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
      1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
      2. To move swiftly; scurry.
      3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
      1. To ride on a scooter.
      2. To move or slide (something) quickly
      3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
      1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
      2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
      3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
      1. To do, make, or cause to move, go, or act, with unusual or excessive speed or haste; hurry
      2. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
      3. (Football) To run with (the ball) after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
      1. To move without hindrance or restraint:
      2. To subject oneself or be subjected to:
      3. To have dye spread or dissolve:
      1. To carry by means of a rocket.
      2. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
      3. To soar or rise rapidly:
      1. To move rapidly or at top speed:
      2. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
      3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
      1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
      2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
      3. To move at a vigorous gait:
      1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
      2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
      3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
      1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
      2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
      3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
      1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
      2. To move in a quick fashion.
      3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
      1. (Rare) hasten
      2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
      1. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
      2. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
      3. To run away from; flee from; avoid
      1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      3. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
      1. To appear or occur suddenly:
      2. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
      3. To move or proceed rapidly:
      1. To hasten.
      2. To hurry; speed
      1. To throw so as to break; smash
      2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
      3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
      1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
      2. To move suddenly and fast
      3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
      1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
      2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
      1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
      2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
      3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
      1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
      2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
      3. To start suddenly and run away:

Another word for fleet

      1. An official or prescribed policy:
      2. A border or boundary:
      3. (Sports) A foul line.
      1. The act or process of forming something or of taking form.
      2. (Geology) A primary unit in the mapping of rock strata, consisting of a set of contemporaneous rocks having the same characteristics and origin.
      3. (Geol.) A rock unit distinguished from adjacent deposits by some common character, as composition, origin, type of fossil, etc.
      1. A group of warships, usually of the same type, assigned to some special duty; specif., a naval unit consisting of two or more divisions
      2. (Military, navy) A detachment of vessels employed on any particular service or station, under the command of the senior officer; as, the North Atlantic Squadron.
      3. A cavalry or armored unit of a European army, corresponding to a company.
      1. A temporary grouping of military units or forces under one commander for the performance of a specific operation or assignment.
      2. (By extension) a similar group of individuals assigned a task
      3. (Idiomatic) A group of people working towards a particular task, project, or activity, especially assigned in a particular capacity.
      1. A collection of lore.
      2. A rich source or supply:
      3. A merchant ship.
      1. A naval unit consisting of two or more squadrons of small warships.
      2. (Nautical) A small fleet of warships (usually of the same class), or a fleet of small ships.
      3. (Informal) A group of vehicles owned or operated as a unit:
      1. A fleet of military aircraft
      2. (Proper) A fleet of warships sent against England by Spain in 1588 but destroyed
      3. A large group of moving things:
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