take to the sky/skies

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of take to the sky/skies

chiefly US
: to begin flying
  • The new airliner will take to the skies next year.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

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

  2. : heaven

  3. : weather in the upper atmosphere

  1. : to throw or toss up : flip

  2. : to hang (something, such as a painting) above the line of vision

  3. : to hit (a ball) high into the air

ski play skies
  1. : one of a pair of narrow strips of wood, metal, or plastic curving upward in front that are used especially for gliding over snow

  2. : water ski

  3. : a piece of material that resembles a ski and is used as a runner on a vehicle

  1. : to glide on skis in travel or as a sport

  2. : to travel or pass over on skis


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