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fly1

 
pronunciation:
flaI
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part of speech: verb
inflections: flies, flying, flew, flown
definition 1: to move through the air by means of wings.
The birds flew over the house.
 
similar words:
coast, float, sail, soar
definition 2: to travel in an aircraft.
They will fly to Los Angeles next week.
similar words:
hop, travel
definition 3: to cause to move through the air.
She flies jets.He is flying a kite.
synonyms:
pilot
similar words:
operate, steer
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