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Definitions of fly:

part of speech: verb transitive

To avoid; cause to float in the air.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Flown.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move through the air on wings; to move swiftly; to pass away; to flee; to burst: to flutter.

part of speech: noun

A two- winged insect of many kinds, as the common house fly; a fishhook dressed in imitation of a fly; the outer canvas of a double tent; a lap on a garment to cover a fastening; a hackney carriage.

part of speech: noun

A small insect with two transparent wings, esp. the common house- fly; a fish- hook dressed with silk, etc., in imitation of a fly; a light double- seated carriage; ( mech.) a fly- wheel.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move through, or rise in, the air with wings; to go quickly through the air as from some driving source; to float in the air, as a flag; move rapidly; run away; part with violence; as, the bottle flew into a thousand pieces.

part of speech: noun

A small well- known insect; anything light or swift; a light carriage let on hire.

part of speech: verb transitive

To avoid, flee from; to cause, to fly, as a kite:- pr. p. flying; pa. t. flew; pa. p. flown.

part of speech: verb

To move through the air on wings, as a bird or insect; to pass on or away swiftly; to run or retreat rapidly, as an army; to break or part suddenly; to rush at or attack suddenly; to shun; to avoid.

part of speech: present participle

Flying.

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