Fly and Land


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Fly verb – To move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings.
Land is an antonym for fly in topics: escape, take to the air, run or pass swiftly.
Nearby Words: flying, flyer
Antonyms for Fly


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Land verb – To come to rest after descending from the air.
Usage example: our plane is landing in 15 minutes, so we need to put all of our things away

Fly is an antonym for land.
Nearby Words: landing, landed, landholder, landless
Antonyms for Land
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Common collocations

form fly form land form
number fly number land number
way fly way land way
plane fly plane land plane
Other nouns: craft, jet, airplane, rocket, shuttle, airship, helicopter, times, aircraft, enemies, ships, planes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Standard Human Spaceship Also, everybody's hulls tend to be rounded, usually more-or-less cigar-shaped, although they fly or land with the long axis parallel to the ground, unlike “rocketships.”
  • More pilots died trying to fly/land these things than in combat.
  • Numbuh One was forced to give Lizzie instructions on how to fly and land the plane.
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Land and Fly. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 18, from
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Land or Fly. 2016. Accessed June 18, 2021.

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