Student Thesaurus

One entry found for fly.
Entry Word: fly
Function: verb
Text: 1 to move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings <the Wright brothers realized mankind's age-old wish to fly>
Synonyms glide, plane, soar, wing
Related Words drift, float, hang, hover, waft; coast, cruise, sail, sweep; dart, flit, flutter; catapult, jet, orbit, rocket
2 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation <you must fly to safety immediately> -- see ESCAPE 1
3 to proceed or move quickly <flew down the hall to class> -- see HURRY 2
4 to hasten away from something dangerous or frightening <no one in the movies ever thinks to fly from the ax murderer and call the police> -- see RUN 2