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Definition 1: a group of warships organized as a tactical unit - [noun denoting group]

(fleet is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of fleet ) a fleet of small craft

(... is a kind of fleet ) a United States Navy fleet consisting of two or more squadrons of small warships

(... is a kind of fleet ) a large fleet

(... is a kind of fleet ) a fleet of warships prepared for battle

(... is a kind of fleet ) a group of submarines operating together in attacking enemy convoys

(fleet is a member of ...) a frigate that carries guided missiles

(fleet is a member of ...) a government ship that is available for waging war

(... is a member of fleet) an organization of military vessels belonging to a country and available for sea warfare

Definition 2: a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership - [noun denoting group]

(fleet is a kind of ...) a line responsible for the operation of a fleet of steamships

(... is a kind of fleet ) one or more large merchant ships

(fleet is a member of ...) a vessel that carries passengers or freight

Definition 3: group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership - [noun denoting group]

(fleet is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of fleet ) a fleet of military vehicles controlled by a single agency and available for use as needed

(... is part of fleet) an organization responsible for operating a bus transportation system

(fleet is a member of ...) a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

"he always rode the bus to work"

(fleet is a member of ...) a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money

Definition 4: group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership - [noun denoting group]

(fleet is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is part of fleet) a commercial enterprise that provides scheduled flights for passengers

(fleet is a member of ...) a vehicle that can fly

Definition 5: disappear gradually - [verb of change]

Samples where fleet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The pain eventually passed off

Synonyms for fleet in the sense of this definition

(fleet is a kind of ...) get lost, as without warning or explanation

"He disappeared without a trace"

Definition 6: move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart - [verb of motion]

Samples where fleet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The hummingbird flitted among the branches

Synonyms for fleet in the sense of this definition

(fleet is a kind of ...) move very fast

"The runner zipped past us at breakneck speed"

(... is a kind of fleet ) flutter like a butterfly

Definition 7: moving very fast - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fleet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fleet of foot
  • the fleet scurrying of squirrels
  • a swift current
  • swift flight of an arrow
  • a swift runner

Synonyms for fleet in the sense of this definition

(fleet is similar to ...) acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly

"fast film" "on the fast track in school" "set a fast pace" "a fast car"

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