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See definition of flight on Dictionary.com
  • nounflying; journey
  • nounfleeing; departure

synonyms for flight

  • arrival
  • departure
  • shuttle
  • transport
  • trip
  • aeronautics
  • aviation
  • gliding
  • hop
  • jump
  • mounting
  • navigation
  • soaring
  • voyage
  • winging
  • aerial navigation
  • avigation
  • take-off
  • volitation
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antonyms for flight

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  • stay
  • standing
  • staying
  • waiting
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How to use flight in a sentence

It would be easier to gain FAA certification if they simply converted a tried-and-true existing airplane for robotic flight.
CESSNA MAKES HISTORY BY TAKING OFF AND LANDING WITH NO ONE ABOARD. HERE’S HOWJEREMY KAHNAUGUST 26, 2020FORTUNE
Nonetheless, there is clear evidence of airborne transmission risk on passenger flights.
AMERICAN AIRLINES TOUTS A NEW TOOL TO COMBAT COVID. BUT DOES IT REALLY MAKE FLYING SAFER?DZANEMORRISAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
Palantir Technologies, the data-mining company on the verge of going public, is moving to Denver, following a flight from Silicon Valley by chairman Peter Thiel and CEO Alex Karp.
PROMINENT SILICON VALLEY TECH COMPANY DEPARTS FOR DENVERVERNE KOPYTOFFAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
The most common cancellations outright with little to no chance of getting a refund have been for hotel and flight reservations as well as live concerts.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU LOST MONEY ON AN EVENT CANCELED BECAUSE OF COVID-19RACHEL KINGAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
The unprecedented logistical challenge of delivering more than 15 billion Covid-19 vaccines will be made even harder by the drop in passenger flights as people stay home during coronavirus.
AIR TRAVEL’S COLLAPSE WILL MAKE IT HARDER TO SHIP VACCINESOLIVIA GOLDHILLAUGUST 14, 2020QUARTZ
In August, Georgia — which has reported only about 1,250 coronavirus cases and 17 deaths — is expected to begin crawling out of international isolation after reopening to commercial flights.
A PANDEMIC TOURISM PIVOT FROM COOL TO WELLNESSDAN PELESCHUKAUGUST 11, 2020OZY
It was 1962, early in the computer age, and a room-sized machine had calculated the flight path for his upcoming orbit of Earth — the first for an American.
TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE, QUANTUM COMPUTERS MUST REPAIR THEIR ERROR PROBLEMSEMILY CONOVERJUNE 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The idea did not achieve prominence until 1996, however, when Gandhi Viswanathan and colleagues proposed that albatross flights were a Lévy walk.
RANDOM SEARCH WIRED INTO ANIMALS MAY HELP THEM HUNTLIAM DREWJUNE 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Combes is a biologist who studies insect flight at the University of California, Davis.
MINECRAFT’S BIG BEES DON’T EXIST, BUT GIANT INSECTS ONCE DIDCAROLYN WILKEMAY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Scientists think that flight may have led bats to evolve stronger immune systems than other mammals.
HOW TO FIND THE NEXT PANDEMIC VIRUS BEFORE IT FINDS USLINDSEY KONKELAPRIL 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO FLIGHT

  • air transportation
  • aviation
  • flight
  • flying
  • absention
  • circumvention
  • delay
  • departure
  • dodge
  • dodging
  • elusion
  • escape
  • escapism
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • flight
  • forbearance
  • nonparticipation
  • parry
  • passive resistance
  • prevention
  • recession
  • recoil
  • restraint
  • retreat
  • run-around
  • self-restraint
  • shunning
  • steering clear of
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