plural of pilot

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(Entry 1 of 2)

one who flies or is qualified to fly an aircraft or spacecraft
  • the airline is seeking experienced pilots to fly the new airplane

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present tense third-person singular of pilot

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1 to give advice and instruction to (someone) regarding the course or process to be followed
  • piloted the figure skater through the national championships

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2 to point out the way for (someone) especially from a position in front
  • the lead rider piloted the rest of the team

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3 to operate or control the course of
  • managed to pilot the plane to safety despite the failure of the left engine

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“Pilots.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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