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English verb: take flight

1. take flight (motion) run away quickly


SamplesHe threw down his gun and fled.


Synonymsflee, fly


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)break away, bunk, escape, fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail


Narrower (hyponym)abscond, absquatulate, bolt, break, break loose, decamp, defect, desert, elope, escape, get away, go off, high-tail, make off, run off, run off, stampede









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