kite

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkaɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kaɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kīt)

Inflections of 'kite' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
kites
v 3rd person singular
kiting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
kited
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
kited
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

kite

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [tail, strings, handle] of the kite
  2. went to fly his kite
  3. flew her kite [on the beach, in the field]
  4. kept the kite [airborne, in the air] for (half an hour)
  5. was fighting kites
  6. [kids, children] chasing after kites
  7. run [about, around] with a kite
  8. learn how to fly a kite
  9. slang: go fly a kite, [pal, buddy]!
  10. slang, drugs: he's as high as a kite!
  11. finance, informal: [wrote out, gave, paid with] a kite
  12. a [black, swallow-tailed, white-tailed] kite
v
  1. was kiting [on the beach, in the park]
  2. kiting in [spring, summer, fall]
  3. kited into [England] by [jet plane, concorde, private jet]
  4. kite [money, credit, checks]
  5. kite the [enemy, defender, tower]
n as adj
  1. the kite [handle, strings, cords, tail]
  2. kite [surfing, boarding, flying, runners]
  3. is the kite- [surfing] champion
  4. is a kite maker
'kite' also found in these entries:
air - beach - fly - height - park - rise - soar - spear - whirl
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