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")

Antonyms of adj fledged

2 senses of fledged

Sense 1
fledged (vs. unfledged), mature -- ((of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination)

unfledged (vs. fledged), immature -- ((of birds) not yet having developed feathers; "a small unfledged sparrow on the window sill")
        => unfeathered -- (not having feathers; "the unfeathered brood")

Sense 2
fledged, vaned -- ((of an arrow) equipped with feathers)

INDIRECT (VIA feathered) -> unfeathered, featherless -- (having no feathers; "a featherless biped"; "the unfeathered legs of an Orpington")

Similarity of adj fledged

2 senses of fledged

Sense 1
fledged (vs. unfledged), mature -- ((of birds) having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination)
       => fledgling (prenominal), fledgeling (prenominal) -- ((of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers; "a fledgling robin")
       => full-fledged, fully fledged -- ((of a bird) having reached full development with fully grown adult plumage; ready to fly)

Sense 2
fledged, vaned -- ((of an arrow) equipped with feathers)
       => feathered (vs. unfeathered) -- (having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends")

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