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o·ver·fly

 (ō′vər-flī′)
tr.v. o·ver·flew (-flo͞o′), o·ver·flown (-flōn′), o·ver·fly·ing, o·ver·flies
1. To fly over (a particular area or territory) in an aircraft or spacecraft.
2. To fly beyond or past; overshoot: The plane overflew the runway and crashed.
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overfly

(ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ)
vb, -flies, -flying, -flew or -flown
(Aeronautics) (tr) to fly over (a territory) or past (a point)
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o•ver•fly

(ˌoʊ vərˈflaɪ)

v.t. -flew, -flown, -fly•ing.
1. to fly over (a specified area, country, etc.).
2. to fly farther than or beyond.
3. to fly over or past instead of making a scheduled stop.
[1550–60]
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overfly


Past participle: overflown
Gerund: overflying

Imperative
overfly
overfly
Present
I overfly
you overfly
he/she/it overflies
we overfly
you overfly
they overfly
Preterite
I overflew
you overflew
he/she/it overflew
we overflew
you overflew
they overflew
Present Continuous
I am overflying
you are overflying
he/she/it is overflying
we are overflying
you are overflying
they are overflying
Present Perfect
I have overflown
you have overflown
he/she/it has overflown
we have overflown
you have overflown
they have overflown
Past Continuous
I was overflying
you were overflying
he/she/it was overflying
we were overflying
you were overflying
they were overflying
Past Perfect
I had overflown
you had overflown
he/she/it had overflown
we had overflown
you had overflown
they had overflown
Future
I will overfly
you will overfly
he/she/it will overfly
we will overfly
you will overfly
they will overfly
Future Perfect
I will have overflown
you will have overflown
he/she/it will have overflown
we will have overflown
you will have overflown
they will have overflown
Future Continuous
I will be overflying
you will be overflying
he/she/it will be overflying
we will be overflying
you will be overflying
they will be overflying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overflying
you have been overflying
he/she/it has been overflying
we have been overflying
you have been overflying
they have been overflying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overflying
you will have been overflying
he/she/it will have been overflying
we will have been overflying
you will have been overflying
they will have been overflying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overflying
you had been overflying
he/she/it had been overflying
we had been overflying
you had been overflying
they had been overflying
Conditional
I would overfly
you would overfly
he/she/it would overfly
we would overfly
you would overfly
they would overfly
Past Conditional
I would have overflown
you would have overflown
he/she/it would have overflown
we would have overflown
you would have overflown
they would have overflown
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overfly - fly over; "The plane passed over Damascus"
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
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Translations

overfly

[ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ] (overflew (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈfluː] (overflown (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈfləʊn] VTsobrevolar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

overfly

[ˌəʊvərˈflaɪ] [overflew] (pt) [overflown] (pp) vtsurvoler
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

overfly

[ˌəʊvəˈflaɪ] (overflew (pt)) [ˌəʊvəˈflʊː] (overflown (pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈfləʊn] vtsorvolare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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