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Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
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  1. Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
  2. Moving or capable of moving with great speed; rapid; fast
  3. Coming, occurring, or accomplished quickly:
Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed.
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  1. Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed.
  2. Moving, progressing, or occurring with speed; swift; fast; quick
Without delay; quick; prompt
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  1. Without delay; quick; prompt
  2. Characterized by rapid motion; swift.
A fleet of military aircraft
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  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:
A naval unit consisting of two or more squadrons of small warships.
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  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:
A collection of lore.
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  1. A collection of lore.
  2. A rich source or supply:
  3. A merchant ship.
A temporary grouping of military units or forces under one commander for the performance of a specific operation or assignment.
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  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.
A group of warships, usually of the same type, assigned to some special duty; specif., a naval unit consisting of two or more divisions
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  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.
A long, mappable body of rock that is recognizable by its physical characteristics and by its location within the rock record.
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  1. A long, mappable body of rock that is recognizable by its physical characteristics and by its location within the rock record.
  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.
An official or prescribed policy:
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  1. An official or prescribed policy:
  2. A border or boundary:
  3. (Sports) A foul line.
Likely to cause an accident:
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  1. Likely to cause an accident:
  2. Very fast, reckless, dangerous, etc.
Done with or characterized by expedition; efficient and speedy; prompt
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  1. Done with or characterized by expedition; efficient and speedy; prompt
  2. (Of a process or thing) Completed or done with efficiency and speed; facilitating speed.
  3. Fast, prompt, speedy.
Rapid in movement or action; swift; quick; speedy
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  1. Rapid in movement or action; swift; quick; speedy
  2. Disposed to dissipation; wild:
  3. Firmly fixed or fastened:
Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy:
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  1. Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy:
  2. Done or occurring immediately:
  3. Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen:
Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed.
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  1. Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed.
  2. Moving, progressing, or occurring with speed; swift; fast; quick
Without delay; quick; prompt
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  1. Without delay; quick; prompt
  2. Characterized by speed of motion; rapid; swift
Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
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  1. Acting or responding quickly; prompt; ready
  2. Moving or capable of moving with great speed; rapid; fast
  3. Coming, occurring, or accomplished quickly:
At breakneck speed:
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  1. At breakneck speed:
  2. With all of one's energy, will, etc.; with wholehearted or reckless determination
  3. At full speed or with great speed
Lasting for a markedly brief time:
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  1. Lasting for a markedly brief time:
  2. Lasting only one day
  3. Having a short lifespan or a short annual period of aboveground growth. Used especially of plants.
Tending to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; ephemeral
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  1. Tending to pass away or fade from sight like mist or smoke; ephemeral
Passing quickly; ephemeral:
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  1. Passing quickly; ephemeral:
  2. Passing quickly.
  3. Passing swiftly; not lasting
(Botany) Withering or dropping off early.
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  1. (Botany) Withering or dropping off early.
  2. (Bot.) Falling soon after blooming, as some flowers
  3. Passing quickly away; fleeting; ephemeral
Lasting only a short time; fleeting:
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  1. Lasting only a short time; fleeting:
  2. Difficult to comprehend or retain; elusive:
  3. Given to change or disappearance; perishable:
Likely to occur at any moment
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  1. Likely to occur at any moment
  2. Occurring or present at every moment:
  3. Lasting for only a moment; passing; transitory
Allowing one to pass a test, course of study, inspection, or examination; satisfactory:
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  1. Allowing one to pass a test, course of study, inspection, or examination; satisfactory:
  2. Cursory or superficial; casual:
  3. Of brief duration; transitory:
Living or lasting only a short time; ephemeral.
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  1. Living or lasting only a short time; ephemeral.
  2. Having or tending to have a short life span or existence
Secular or lay; civil:
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  1. Secular or lay; civil:
  2. Relating to or near the bones that form the sides and part of the base of the skull.
  3. Of, relating to, or limited by time:
Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence. Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
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  1. Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence. Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
Passing quickly or soon; fleeting; ephemeral
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  1. Passing quickly or soon; fleeting; ephemeral
  2. Passing away with time; not permanent; temporary; transitory
Existing or lasting only a short time; short-lived or temporary:
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  1. Existing or lasting only a short time; short-lived or temporary:
  2. Of a passing nature; not enduring or permanent; temporary, fleeting, or ephemeral; transient
(Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
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  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:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  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
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  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).
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
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  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:
To throw so as to break; smash
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  1. To throw so as to break; smash
  2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
  3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
  3. To move or proceed rapidly:
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  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
To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
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  1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  2. To run away from; flee from; avoid
  3. Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  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
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  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
To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
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  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:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  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:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
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  1. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
  2. To soar or rise rapidly:
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To move without hindrance or restraint:
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  1. To move without hindrance or restraint:
  2. To subject oneself or be subjected to:
  3. To have dye spread or dissolve:
To do, make, or cause to move, go, or act, with unusual or excessive speed or haste; hurry
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  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
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  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.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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  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
(--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
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  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
The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
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  1. The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
  2. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  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.
To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
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  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
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
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  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
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  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
To throw or spin rapidly:
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  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
To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
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  1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
  2. One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  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:
To move or go quickly or suddenly
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  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.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
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  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
To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
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  1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
  2. (Informal) To go at high speed
  3. To move or progress rapidly:
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
To check or cut off the growth or development of:
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  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.
Find another word for fleet. In this page you can discover 87 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fleet, like: swift, rapid, speedy, armada, flotilla, naval force, argosy, invasion force, task-force, squadron and formation.