fly

Part of speech: verb

To cause to take flight.

Part of speech: verb

To flee from; shun.

Part of speech: verb

To move in the air, as by wings.

Part of speech: verb

To move quickly; hasten; dart; flee.

Part of speech: verb

To float in air or water; wave.

Part of speech: verb

To be violently impelled; explode; burst.

Part of speech: noun

One of various small two winged insects.

Part of speech: noun

A light carriage.

Part of speech: noun

One of various rapidly moving objects or devices; as, the fly of a printing press.

Part of speech: noun

A flap.

Part of speech: noun

The act of flying.

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Usage examples "fly":

  1. " It is time they were brought down, then, said Fleda, smiling; " but they have not learned to fly out of sight of home, Hugh." - "Queechy, Volume II", Elizabeth Wetherell.
  2. Fly into the kitchen, girl! - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. He can fly from it, but he cannot escape it. - "The Redemption of David Corson", Charles Frederic Goss.