Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) fly (two-winged insects characterized by active flight)
- S: (n) tent-fly, rainfly, fly sheet, fly, tent flap (flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent)
- S: (n) fly, fly front (an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth)
- S: (n) fly, fly ball ((baseball) a hit that flies up in the air)
- S: (n) fly (fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect)
- S: (v) fly, wing (travel through the air; be airborne) "Man cannot fly"
- S: (v) fly (move quickly or suddenly) "He flew about the place"
- S: (v) fly, aviate, pilot (operate an airplane) "The pilot flew to Cuba"
- S: (v) fly (transport by aeroplane) "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America"
- S: (v) fly (cause to fly or float) "fly a kite"
- S: (v) fly (be dispersed or disseminated) "Rumors and accusations are flying"
- S: (v) fly (change quickly from one emotional state to another) "fly into a rage"
- S: (v) fly, fell, vanish (pass away rapidly) "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
- S: (v) fly (travel in an airplane) "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?"
- S: (v) fly (display in the air or cause to float) "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N."
- S: (v) flee, fly, take flight (run away quickly) "He threw down his gun and fled"
- S: (v) fly (travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft) "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic"
- S: (v) fly (hit a fly)
- S: (v) vanish, fly, vaporize (decrease rapidly and disappear) "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
- S: (adj) fly ((British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked)