Synonyms of flight in English:

flight


See definition of flight

noun

1‘the machine was modelled on the flight of a bird’

SYNONYMS
flying, soaring, gliding

2‘the history of flight’

SYNONYMS
aviation, flying, air transport, aerial navigation, aeronautics

3‘did you have a good flight?’

SYNONYMS
plane trip, trip by air, air trip, journey by air, air journey

4‘Newton's theories allow us to predict the flight of a cricket ball’

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trajectory, track, flight path, orbit, glide path, approach

5‘a noisy flight of birds went over’

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flock, flying group
skein, bevy, covey
swarm, cloud, knot, cluster

6‘chroniclers recorded his flight from England after Cnut's death’

SYNONYMS
escape, getaway, fleeing, running away, absconding, retreat, departure, hasty departure, exit, exodus, decamping, disappearance, vanishing

7‘she ran up a flight of stairs’

SYNONYMS
staircase, set of stairs, set of steps

Phrases

    put someone to flight

    ‘the Scots were put to flight with heavy casualties’


    SYNONYMS


    British


    informal


    take flight

    ‘many took flight at the air-raid warning’


    SYNONYMS


    informal


    British informal


    North American informal


    Australian informal


    vulgar slang


    archaic


    ANTONYMS

    remain