parachute verb definition in Plane travel topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Plane travel topic
1 [intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) to jump from an aircraft using a parachute The pilot was able to parachute to safety. She regularly goes parachuting. 2 [transitive] parachute somebody/something + adv./prep. to drop somebody/something from an aircraft by parachute Supplies were parachuted into the region.