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See definition of parachute on Dictionary.com
  • as insafety net
  • as injump

synonyms for parachute

  • benefits
  • buffer
  • government aid
  • insurance
  • level of economic security guaranteed by government
  • precaution
  • precautions
  • preventive measure
  • protection
  • protective umbrella
  • safeguard
  • safety plug
  • safety valve
  • sheet anchor
  • subsidy
See also synonyms for: parachuted / parachuting
  • plummet
  • skip
  • dive
  • drop
  • bound
  • bounce
  • surge
  • take
  • hop
  • fall
  • vault
  • top
  • quiver
  • barge
  • rattle
  • pop
  • hurdle
  • shake
  • trip
  • caper
  • jounce
  • wobble
  • sky
  • lurch
  • jiggle
  • lop
  • canter
  • hurtle
  • jerk
  • lunge
  • waver
  • buck
  • clear
  • ricochet
  • bob
  • gambol
  • bail out
  • curvet
  • saltate
  • somersault
  • lollop
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How to use parachute in a sentence

“What Chicago Public Schools is asking educators to do is like asking someone to jump out of the plane holding a blanket while a parachute is a few rows back,” Goodchild said.
CHICAGO TEACHERS DEADLOCKED WITH SCHOOL DISTRICT OVER REOPENING PLANSKIM BELLWARE, DAWN REISSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
New Shepard autonomously steered itself back to the launchpad, while the crew capsule deployed parachutes and landed some distance away, about ten minutes after launch.
SPACEX WON’T BE THE ONLY COMPANY LAUNCHING COMMERCIAL ROCKETS IN 2021CHARLIE WOODJANUARY 22, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
We might all feel better and more prepared with a parachute strapped to our backs, but nobody wants to pull the cord.
THE BUSINESS OF MANAGING A DC BUSINESS DURING A COUPLISA WISEJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The two hadn’t separated, his parachute hadn’t deployed, and so he had slammed straight into the Earth.
A CIA SPYPLANE CRASHED OUTSIDE AREA 51 A HALF-CENTURY AGO. THIS EXPLORER FOUND IT.SARAH SCOLESJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Maybe put a parachute on it if you want to play it safe, and drive them off cliffs.
WHY DO WE SEEK COMFORT IN THE FAMILIAR? (EP. 445)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 24, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Hayabusa-2 flew close to Earth and dropped off the capsule, which then streaked through the atmosphere at high speeds before deploying a parachute.
A CAPSULE CARRYING ASTEROID ROCKS HAS SUCCESSFULLY LANDED ON EARTHCHARLOTTE JEEDECEMBER 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Its large parachute failed to deploy, and a backup parachute got tangled.
THE MAN WHO FELL FROM SPACESEAN BRASWELLNOVEMBER 27, 2020OZY
The key with this test, he said, was to gather data about the parachute system, Ars reports.
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The key with this test, he said, was to gather data about the parachute system.
ROCKET LAB IS ABOUT TO ATTEMPT A FIRST-STAGE RECOVERYERIC BERGERNOVEMBER 5, 2020ARS TECHNICA
I don’t have any friends or family who would want to go with me, and everyone I have floated the idea by reacts like I’ve told them I’m skydiving without a parachute.
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WORDS RELATED TO PARACHUTE

  • bail out
  • barge
  • bob
  • bounce
  • bound
  • buck
  • canter
  • caper
  • clear
  • curvet
  • dive
  • drop
  • fall
  • gambol
  • hop
  • hurdle
  • hurtle
  • jerk
  • jiggle
  • jounce
  • lollop
  • lop
  • lunge
  • lurch
  • parachute
  • plummet
  • pop
  • quiver
  • rattle
  • ricochet
  • saltate
  • shake
  • skip
  • sky
  • somersault
  • surge
  • take
  • top
  • trip
  • vault
  • waver
  • wobble
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