Definition of take flight
1 : to leave or run away from danger Fearing arrest, they took flight and hid in the mountains.
2 US : to begin flying The bird took flight when we tried to approach it.
3 US : to begin a period of rapid activity, development, or growth The idea really took flight and soon it seemed everyone was copying it.
Word by Word Definitions
: to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as
: to seize or capture physically
: to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing
: a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment
: a distinct treatment or variation
: an act or the action of taking: such as
: an act or instance of passing through the air by the use of wings
: the ability to fly
: a passing through the air or through space outside the earth's atmosphere
: to rise, settle, or fly in a flock
: an act or instance of running away
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