Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLEETS

I left the two fleets manoeuvring for the wind, in the last chapter.

These vessels were always within call of the fleets they served.

Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation?

The fleets met in a battle for the control of the lake on September 11.

The two fleets met in battle off Sandusky on September 10, 1813.

Then shall I follow the Ilian fleets and the uttermost bidding of the Teucrians?

He sought for the Christian fleets, but could not induce them to offer battle.

I have served in their fleets for many years, and have gained their trust.

But time pressed, and the two fleets were closing so fast as to induce other thoughts.

It did not require many minutes to raise the curtain on the two fleets.