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Noun: fleet  fleet
  1. Group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership
  2. Group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
  3. A group of ships travelling together or operating under the same ownership
  4. A group of warships organized as a tactical unit
Adjective: fleet (fleeter,fleetest)  fleet
  1. Moving very fast
    "fleet of foot"; "the fleet scurrying of squirrels";
    - swift
Verb: fleet  fleet
  1. Move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
    "The hummingbird fleeted among the branches";
    - flit, flutter, dart
  2. Disappear gradually
    - evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, pass

Derived forms: fleetest, fleeted, fleeting, fleeter, fleets

See also: fast

Type of: accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, barrel [informal], belt [informal], belt along [informal], bucket [informal], bucket along [informal], collection, disappear, go away, hasten, hie [archaic], hotfoot, hurry, pelt [informal], pelt along [informal], race, rocket [informal], rush, rush along, speed, steamship company, steamship line, step on it [informal], travel rapidly, vanish, whizz [informal], whizz along [informal], wing [informal], zip [informal], zoom, zoom along

Part of: airline, airline business, airway, bus line, naval forces, navy

Encyclopedia: Fleet, Kent