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English adjective: fleet

1. fleet moving very fast


SamplesFleet of foot.
The fleet scurrying of squirrels.
A swift current.
Swift flight of an arrow.
A swift runner.


Synonymsswift


Similarfast


Antonymsslow


English noun: fleet

1. fleet (group) group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Part meronymairline, airline business, airway


Member holonymaircraft

2. fleet (group) group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Narrower (hyponym)motor pool


Part meronymbus line


Member holonymautobus, bus, cab, charabanc, coach, double-decker, hack, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle, taxi, taxicab

3. fleet (group) a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership


Broader (hypernym)steamship company, steamship line


Narrower (hyponym)argosy


Member holonymship

4. fleet (group) a group of warships organized as a tactical unit


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Narrower (hyponym)armada, battle fleet, flotilla, flotilla, wolf pack


Member holonymcombat ship, guided missile frigate, war vessel, warship


Member meronymnaval forces, navy


English verb: fleet

1. fleet (motion) move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart


SamplesThe hummingbird flitted among the branches.


Synonymsdart, flit, flutter


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)hurry, speed, travel rapidly, zip


Narrower (hyponym)butterfly

2. fleet (change) disappear gradually


SamplesThe pain eventually passed off.


Synonymsblow over, evanesce, fade, pass, pass off


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)disappear, go away, vanish









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