Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To fly or pass swiftly.

Part of speech: adjective

Moving, or capable of moving, swiftly; rapid; nimble; swift.

Part of speech: noun

A number of vessels in company, as ships of war.

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Usage examples "fleet":

  1. I remained on the beach alone, with my lieutenant, until I had almost lost sight of this small fleet. - "Adventures in the Philippine Islands", Paul P. de La Gironière.
  2. Mr. Ludolph was much pleased with the proposition, and said, promptly, " You may try it, Fleet, and I will pay you accordingly. - "Barriers Burned Away", E. P. Roe.
  3. The only use to which you can put your fleet will be to get you away from here in case of trouble. - "A Prince of Good Fellows", Robert Barr.