take to the sky/skies

Definition of take to the sky/skies

chiefly US

  1. :  to begin flying The new airliner will take to the skies next year.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

  1. :  the upper atmosphere or expanse of space that constitutes an apparent great vault or arch over the earth

    :  heaven

    :  weather in the upper atmosphere

  1. :  to throw or toss up :  flip

    :  to hang (as a painting) above the line of vision

    :  to hit (a ball) high into the air

skyskies
  1. :  the upper atmosphere or expanse of space that constitutes an apparent great vault or arch over the earth

    :  heaven

    :  weather in the upper atmosphere

  1. :  to throw or toss up :  flip

    :  to hang (as a painting) above the line of vision

    :  to hit (a ball) high into the air


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