Synonyms of flight


1. flight, formation

usage: a formation of aircraft in flight

2. flight, flying, air travel, aviation, air

usage: an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him"

3. flight, flight of stairs, flight of steps, stairway, staircase

usage: a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next

4. escape, flight, running away

usage: the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"

5. flight, air unit

usage: an air force unit smaller than a squadron

6. flight, creativity, creativeness, creative thinking

usage: passing above and beyond ordinary bounds; "a flight of fancy"; "flights of rhetoric"; "flights of imagination"

7. trajectory, flight, mechanical phenomenon

usage: the path followed by an object moving through space

8. flight, flock

usage: a flock of flying birds

9. flight, trip

usage: a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports; "I took the noon flight to Chicago"


1. flight, shoot, pip

usage: shoot a bird in flight

2. flight, fly, wing

usage: fly in a flock; "flighting wild geese"

3. fledge, flight, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: decorate with feathers; "fledge an arrow"

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