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

1 sense of take flight

Sense 1
flee, fly, take flight -- (run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled")
       => scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away -- (flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up")

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