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1. fleet

adjective. ['ˈfliːt'] moving very fast.

Synonyms

  • swift

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • flora

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Fleet

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat
  • receipt

Sentences with fleet


1. Noun, singular or mass
It has more than two dozen ships in its fleet.

Quotes about fleet


1. Life is too fleet for onomatopoeia.
- Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan

2. fleet

noun. ['ˈfliːt'] group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership.

Synonyms

  • aggregation
  • airline
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • aircraft
  • airway
  • collection

Antonyms

  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fleet

noun. ['ˈfliːt'] a group of warships organized as a tactical unit.

Synonyms

  • armada
  • battle fleet
  • guided missile frigate
  • warship
  • combat ship
  • naval forces
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • navy
  • flotilla
  • war vessel
  • wolf pack
  • collection

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • walk
  • euphemism
  • add

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fleet

noun. ['ˈfliːt'] a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership.

Synonyms

  • steamship line
  • steamship company
  • ship

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • stay in place
  • disassembly
  • noncomprehensive

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fleet

verb. ['ˈfliːt'] disappear gradually.

Synonyms

  • blow over
  • vanish
  • pass off
  • evanesce
  • go away
  • fade
  • disappear

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • decertify
  • recede
  • fail

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fleet

noun. ['ˈfliːt'] group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership.

Synonyms

  • motorbus
  • cab
  • coach
  • motorcoach
  • collection
  • jitney
  • bus
  • double-decker
  • charabanc
  • passenger vehicle
  • hack
  • autobus
  • accumulation
  • motor pool
  • bus line
  • taxi
  • assemblage
  • taxicab
  • omnibus

Antonyms

  • surface ship
  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fleet

verb. ['ˈfliːt'] move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart.

Synonyms

  • flutter
  • butterfly
  • dart
  • flit
  • hurry
  • zip
  • travel rapidly

Antonyms

  • failing
  • stay
  • running
  • materialize

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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