Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flight

9 senses of flight

Sense 1
flight -- (a formation of aircraft in flight)
       => formation -- (an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit; "a defensive formation"; "a formation of planes")

Sense 2
flight, flying -- (an instance of traveling by air; "flying was still an exciting adventure for him")
       => air travel, aviation, air -- (travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air")

Sense 3
flight, flight of stairs, flight of steps -- (a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next)
       => stairway, staircase -- (a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps)

Sense 4
escape, flight -- (the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt")
       => running away -- (the act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be)

Sense 5
flight -- (an air force unit smaller than a squadron)
       => air unit -- (a military unit that is part of the airforce)

Sense 6
flight -- (passing above and beyond ordinary bounds; "a flight of fancy"; "flights of rhetoric"; "flights of imagination")
       => creativity, creativeness, creative thinking -- (the ability to create)

Sense 7
trajectory, flight -- (the path followed by an object moving through space)
       => mechanical phenomenon -- (a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects)

Sense 8
flight -- (a flock of flying birds)
       => flock -- (a group of birds)

Sense 9
flight -- (a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports; "I took the noon flight to Chicago")
       => trip -- (a journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center")

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

3 senses of flight

Sense 1
flight -- (shoot a bird in flight)
       => shoot, pip -- (kill by firing a missile)

Sense 2
flight -- (fly in a flock; "flighting wild geese")
       => fly, wing -- (travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly")

Sense 3
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")

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