Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fledge

3 senses of fledge

Sense 1
fledge -- (feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight)
       => rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent -- (bring up; "raise a family"; "bring up children")

Sense 2
fledge, flight -- (decorate with feathers; "fledge an arrow")
       => decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")

Sense 3
fledge, feather -- (grow feathers; "The young sparrows are fledging already")
       => grow, develop, produce, get, acquire -- (come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts")

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