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Main Entry: 1fly
Pronunciation: primarystressflimacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): flew /primarystressflü/; flown /primarystressflomacrn/; fly·ing
Etymology: Old English flemacronogan "to move through the air, fly"
1 a : to move in or pass through the air with wings b : to move through the air or with the wind; also : to move through outer space c : to float or cause to float, wave, or soar in the air <flags flying> <fly a kite>
2 : to take flight : FLEE
3 : to move or pass swiftly <time flies>
4 a : to operate or travel in an aircraft or spacecraft b : to journey over or through by flying <fly the Atlantic> c : to transport by aircraft or spacecraft
- fly at : to attack suddenly and violently

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