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aviate

Definitions of aviate
  1. verb
    operate an airplane
    synonyms: fly, pilot
    fly
    transport by aeroplane
    fly
    travel in an airplane
    fly
    travel over (an area of land or sea) in an aircraft
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    fly blind
    fly an airplane solely by relying on instruments
    fly contact
    fly a plane by using visible landmarks or points of reference
    solo
    fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers
    test fly
    test a plane
    jet
    fly a jet plane
    glide
    fly in or as if in a glider plane
    hydroplane, seaplane
    glide on the water in a hydroplane
    balloon
    ride in a hot-air balloon
    flat-hat, hedgehop
    fly very close to the ground
    hang glide, soar
    fly by means of a hang glider
    kite
    soar or fly like a kite
    sailplane, soar
    fly a plane without an engine
    type of:
    control, operate
    handle and cause to function
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