HyperDic: fleet

English > 7 senses of the word fleet:
NOUNgroupfleetgroup of aircraft operating together under the same ownership
groupfleetgroup of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
groupfleeta group of steamships operating together under the same ownership
groupfleeta group of warships organized as a tactical unit
ADJECTIVEallfleet, swiftmoving very fast
VERBmotionfleet, flit, flutter, dartmove along rapidly and lightly
changefleet, evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, passdisappear gradually
fleet > pronunciation
Soundsfliy't
Rhymesaesthete ... worksheet: 76 rhymes with iyt...
English > fleet: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMoving very fast.
Examples
  • "fleet of foot"
  • "the fleet scurrying of squirrels"
Synonymswift
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
Spanishligero, rápido, raudo
Catalanràpid
Nounsfleetnessrapidity of movement
Adverbsfleetlyin a swift manner
English > fleet: 7 senses > noun 1, group
Meaninggroup of aircraft operating together under the same ownership.
MembersaircraftA vehicle that can fly
Part ofairline, airline business, airwayA commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishflota
Catalanflota
English > fleet: 7 senses > noun 2, group
Meaninggroup of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership.
Membersbus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicleA vehicle carrying many passengers
cab, hack, taxi, taxicabA car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
Part ofbus lineAn organization responsible for operating a bus transportation system
Narrowermotor poolA fleet of military vehicles controlled by a single agency and available for use as needed
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishflota, flotilla
Catalanflota
English > fleet: 7 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA group of steamships operating together under the same ownership.
MembersshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
NarrowerargosyOne or more large merchant ships
Broadersteamship company, steamship lineA line responsible for the operation of a fleet of steamships
Spanishflota
Catalanflota
English > fleet: 7 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA group of warships organized as a tactical unit.
Member ofnavy, naval forcesAn organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare
Membersguided missile frigateA frigate that carries guided missiles
warship, war vessel, combat shipA government ship that is available for waging war
NarrowerarmadaA large fleet
battle fleetA fleet of warships prepared for battle
flotillaA fleet of small craft
flotillaA United States Navy fleet consisting of two or more squadrons of small warships
wolf packA group of submarines operating together in attacking enemy convoys
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishflota
Catalanflota
English > fleet: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsflit, flutter, dart
Narrowerbutterflyflutter like a butterfly
Broadertravel rapidly, speed, hurry, zipMove very fast
Spanishprecipitarse
Catalanaletejar, apressar-se, onejar, precipitar-se, trémer, tremolar, voletejar
English > fleet: 7 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningdisappear gradually.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsevanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, pass
Broaderdisappear, vanish, go awayGet lost, as without warning or explanation
Spanishdesaparecer, desvanecerse, esfumarse, marchar, pasar
Catalandesaparèixer, esvair-se, remetre

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