Fly synonyms

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Any of a genus (Musca) of disease-carrying muscid flies found in and around houses, and feeding on garbage, manure, and food; esp., a common worldwide species (M. domestica)
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To direct or guide (a vehicle, tool, etc.) with skill and dexterity
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To soar is to go above normal levels, or to coast through the air.
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To move or sway while fixed at one edge or corner; flutter:
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To flutter is defined as to quickly flap wings, vibrate or tremble.
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Any small insect of the order Diptera, specifically within the suborder Nematocera.
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Operate is defined as to perform a function or medical procedure.
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To furnish with side or subordinate extensions, as a building or an altarpiece.
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Any of a genus (Calliphora) of metallic-blue blowflies
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To go about (the country) performing plays, giving lectures or campaign speeches, playing exhibition games, etc., esp. in small towns and rural districts
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(Intransitive, sailing) To sail around the world.
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To depart from a camp or camping ground.
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(Intransitive) To disappear quickly; to vanish.
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(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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To fly an aircraft very close to the ground, such that evasive manoeuvres need to be taken to avoid obstacles
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(Computers) To position a pointer over an object or area of the screen, causing a pop-up box to appear or other change to occur:
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To set on a horse:
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To pass over quickly, skim
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To stand still; stop; halt
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To continue in the same state or condition:
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To occupy a position with the face toward:
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To something bring face to face with.
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(Intransitive) To descend to a surface, especially from the air.
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Walk is defined as to travel on foot.
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take to the air, usually employing wings
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To flutter.
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To move along through the air:
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A disturbance, oscillation, or vibration, either of a medium and moving through that medium (such as water and sound waves), or of some quantity with different values at different points in space, moving through space (such as electromagnetic waves or a quantum mechanical wave described by the wave function).
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(Nautical) To move ahead by force of momentum, as a sailing vessel when the helm is put hard alee.
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To look at hastily or carelessly; glance through (a book, etc.) without reading word for word
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Suddenly; straight; unbendingly.
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(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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To bustle is defined as to hurry.
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(Intransitive) To run quickly or for a short distance.
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To hasten.
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(Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
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(Obsolete) To drift.
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(Rare) hasten
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To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
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To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
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Hustle is defined as to move quickly or push, or to get something by wrongful or illegal ways.
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(Intransitive) To throw out words.
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Race is defined as to compete in a contest of speed.
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To fly swiftly straight up, as a game bird frightened from cover.
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(Figuratively) To go through without stopping, usually illegally.
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To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
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To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
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To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
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(Intransitive) To run, cycle, etc. at top speed for a short period
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To move, ride, drive, run, or go at a trot
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(Obs.) To hurl or throw
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To move something with quick light sweeping motions.
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To throw or spin rapidly:
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To move with a sharp hissing sound.
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To move rapidly:
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In haste.
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To rip is defined as to cut or tear away, to move quickly, or to slash violently.
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(Informal) To go at high speed
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(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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(Slang) To snatch up hastily.
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To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution.
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To avoid (any unpleasant person or thing); to elude, get away from.
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To start moving; to depart.
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To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
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To break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation
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To give a thorough beating to; thrash.
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(Intransitive, slang) to abscond.
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(Intransitive) To burn unsteadily.
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To be disposed of by sale:
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To petition again.
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Free means to release or let go.
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A violent blowing apart or bursting caused by energy released from a very fast chemical reaction, a nuclear reaction, or the escape of gases under pressure.
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Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, characterized by a single pair of membranous wings and a pair of club-shaped balancing organs, and including the housefly and the mosquitoes.
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(Baseball, softball) A batted ball that has been hit into the air above the outfield; a fly.
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A garment front that has a fly concealing the fastenings.
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flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
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flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
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A printed leaflet or pamphlet
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flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
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To become invisible or to move out of view unnoticed.
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To change into vapor, as by heating or spraying
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To operate an aircraft; fly.
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To guide; conduct; lead
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To fell is to knock down, or is the past tense of "fall" and is defined as that you have fallen down.
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A contagious illness; a bacterium or virus causing it
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An insect
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Any of numerous large biting tabanid flies, the females of which feed on the blood of various mammals.
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Any of various small flies of the family Drosophilidae, having larvae that feed on fermenting or decaying plant material, especially the common species Drosophila melanogaster, often used in genetic research.
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Any of several bloodsucking African flies of the genus Glossina, two species of which ( G. palpalis and G. morsitans ) often carry and transmit trypanosomes, the protozoans that cause sleeping sickness.
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(Baseball) A batted ball which is in play and subject to the infield fly rule.
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A ball batted into the air
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A short high fly ball.
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(Baseball) A fly ball that is caught for an out and that enables a runner to score from third base after the catch
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(Baseball) A weakly hit fly ball that drops between the infielders and outfielders for a hit; a flare.
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(Baseball) A batted ball, esp. a fly ball, hit for fielding practice: the ball is not pitched, but rather is tossed into the air by the batter and then struck as it descends
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A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
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A hoisting device, such as pulley or crane.
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The definition of a pop-up is a window that comes up on top of another window on a computer screen.
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The definition of lure is something that attracts a person or animal, especially something used specifically for the purposes of attracting or baiting an animal.
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(Slang) Tobacco.
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A hook baited artificially
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see fly
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A device for cleaning lettuce and other vegetables, consisting of a perforated bowl or container that can be spun to drive off rinse water.
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A hook baited artificially
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A hook baited artificially
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A small freshwater fish of the carp family.
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To be suspended in or move through space as if supported by a liquid.
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(Intransitive) To move softly, smoothly, or effortlessly.
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To pass through the air
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To pass through the air
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To pass through the air
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To pass through the air
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Of a winged animal, to take flight; to begin flying.
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To cause to dart:
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To fall off or decline precipitously
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To be carried along by currents of air or water:
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To go around in a circle; revolve
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(Football) To run with the ball after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
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(Intransitive) To produce tears.
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To make a military retreat.
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To steer or direct (a ship or aircraft)
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To adjust to a requirement; regulate:
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To shoot forward or out; to project; to jut out.
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(Intransitive, of an aircraft or spacecraft) To leave the ground and begin flight; to ascend into the air.
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To manage a plane in the air
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Cruise is defined as to ride, sail or move from place to place at a gradual speed.
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To move upward, especially by using the hands and feet:
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To cause (an aircraft, for example) to dive.
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To manage or control artfully or by shrewd use of influence, often in an unfair or fraudulent way
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To extend or reach across
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To transport by shuttle or by means of a shuttle service.
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To impregnate with hops, especially to add hops as a flavouring agent during the production of beer
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(--- Informal) To move swiftly:
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Suggestive of secret or private knowledge:
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(Heraldry) Having extended wings as if flying.
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Flying, flitting, or constantly in motion
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To pass with pomp; to sweep.
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The definition of aviation means the science of developing and flying airplanes.
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