fleet - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/fliːt/
singularfleet
pluralfleets
  1. 1
    a group of vehicles, planes, boats, or trains, especially when they are owned by one organization or person

    the company’s fleet of vehicles

    Survivors were taken to hospital in a fleet of ambulances.

  2. 2

    fleet

    or

    Fleet

    a group of ships, or all the ships in a nation’s navy

    the French/US/Greek fleet

  3. 3
    all the boats used for fishing from one port, area, or country, or for a particular type of fish

    the whaling fleet

    Spain has Europe’s largest fishing fleet.