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There are 10 meanings of the word Flies.

Flies - as a noun

(theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)

Flies - as a verb

To hit a fly ball; to hit a fly ball that is caught for an out. compare ground (verb) and line (verb).

Example: "Jones flied to right in his last at-bat."

To travel through the air, another gas or a vacuum, without being in contact with a grounded surface.

Example: "Birds of passage fly to warmer regions as it gets colder in winter."

To flee, to escape (from).

Example: "Fly, my lord! the enemy are upon us!"

To cause to fly (travel or float in the air): to transport via air or the like.

Example: "Birds fly their prey to their nest to feed it to their young."

(of a proposal, project or idea) to be accepted, come about or work out.

Example: "Let's see if that idea flies."

To travel very fast, hasten.

To move suddenly, or with violence; to do an act suddenly or swiftly.

Example: "A door flies open;  a bomb flies apart"

To display (a flag) on a flagpole.

To hunt with a hawk.

Example Sentences

"The flies were buzzing around the garbage can."
"He caught a few flies in the flytrap."
"There were hundreds of flies swarming the picnic area."
"She shooed away the flies from her food."
"The kitchen was infested with fruit flies."
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Word Game Points

Is FLIES a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, flies is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FLIES has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is FLIES a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, flies is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FLIES has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is FLIES a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, flies is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FLIES has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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