aviate

verb
avi·​ate | \ˈā-vē-ˌāt, ˈa- \
aviated; aviating

Definition of aviate 

intransitive verb

: to navigate the air (as in an airplane)

Examples of aviate in a Sentence

once humankind learned how to aviate, the world became a much smaller place

First Known Use of aviate

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aviate

back-formation from aviation

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