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According to WordNet, the verb "fly" has 14 sense(s).

201402765 hit a fly.

201451842 transport by aeroplane; "We fly flowers from the Caribbean to North America".

201940403 travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly".

201840238 travel in an airplane; "she is flying to Cincinnati tonight"; "Are we driving or flying?".

201848058 cause to fly or float; "fly a kite".

202140965 display in the air or cause to float; "fly a kite"; "All nations fly their flags in front of the U.N.".

201842068 move quickly or suddenly; "He flew about the place".

201847845 travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft; "Lindbergh was the first to fly the Atlantic".

202073065 pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him".

201941093 operate an airplane; "The pilot flew to Cuba".

201839404 be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying".

200545292 change quickly from one emotional state to another; "fly into a rage".

202075462 run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled".

200153061 decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized".


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