Synonyms and Antonyms of fly
- The Wright brothers realized mankind's age-old wish to fly.
- You must fly to safety immediately.
- Jim flew down the concourse to catch his flight.
barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, dash, drive, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom
beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it
- I approached cautiously, ready to fly if necessary.
beat a retreat, beat it, make tracks, turn tail
- The morning mist had flown, and a sparkling sea lay before us.
drop out of sight
- The familiar "Because I said so!" is a reason that won't fly with most teenagers.
hold water, pass muster
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