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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) fly

Synonyms: fly, fly ball Definition: (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

Hypernyms: hit, hitting, striking Definition: the act of contacting one thing with another Usage: repeated hitting raised a large bruise; after three misses she finally got a hit

Synonyms: fly Definition: two-winged insects characterized by active flight

Hypernyms: dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect, two-winged insects Definition: insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing

Synonyms: fly, fly front Definition: an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth

Hypernyms: opening Definition: a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made Usage: they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door

Synonyms: fly Definition: fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect

Hypernyms: fish lure, fisherman's lure Definition: (angling) any bright artificial bait consisting of plastic or metal mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers

Synonyms: tent flap, tent-fly, rainfly, fly, fly sheet Definition: flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent

Hypernyms: flap Definition: any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely Usage: he wrote on the flap of the envelope

Synonyms for (verb) fly

Synonyms: vanish, vaporize, fly Definition: decrease rapidly and disappear Usage: the money vanished in las Vegas; all my stock assets have vaporized

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: fly Definition: change quickly from one emotional state to another Usage: fly into a rage

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: fly Definition: hit a fly

Hypernyms: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: fly Definition: transport by aeroplane Usage: We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America

Hypernyms: transport, carry Definition: move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body Usage: You must carry your camping gear; carry the suitcases to the car; This train is carrying nuclear waste; These pipes carry waste water into the river

Synonyms: fly Definition: be dispersed or disseminated Usage: Rumors and accusations are flying

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: fly Definition: travel in an airplane Usage: she is flying to Cincinnati tonight; Are we driving or flying?

Hypernyms: travel Definition: undergo transportation as in a vehicle Usage: We travelled North on Rte. 508

Synonyms: fly Definition: move quickly or suddenly Usage: He flew about the place

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: fly Definition: travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft Usage: Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic

Hypernyms: journey, travel Definition: travel upon or across Usage: travel the oceans

Synonyms: wing, fly Definition: travel through the air; be airborne Usage: Man cannot fly

Hypernyms: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: fly, aviate, pilot Definition: operate an airplane Usage: The pilot flew to Cuba

Hypernyms: operate, control Definition: handle and cause to function Usage: do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol; control the lever

Synonyms: fell, fly, vanish Definition: pass away rapidly Usage: Time flies like an arrow; Time fleeing beneath him

Hypernyms: elapse, glide by, go along, go by, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by, lapse Definition: pass by Usage: three years elapsed

Synonyms: take flight, fly, flee Definition: run away quickly Usage: He threw down his gun and fled

Hypernyms: head for the hills, hightail it, escape, fly the coop, lam, break away, bunk, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail Definition: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run Usage: If you see this man, run!; The burglars escaped before the police showed up

Synonyms: fly Definition: display in the air or cause to float Usage: fly a kite; All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N.

Hypernyms: show Definition: make visible or noticeable Usage: She showed her talent for cooking; Show me your etchings, please

Synonyms for (adjective) fly

Synonyms: fly Definition: (British informal) not to be deceived or hoodwinked

Hypernyms: alert, watchful Definition: engaged in or accustomed to close observation Usage: caught by a couple of alert cops; alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came; constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty