- a piece of equipment usually made of cloth that is fastened to people or things and that allows them to fall slowly and land safely after they have jumped or been dropped from an aircraft
- The pilot was wearing a parachute.
- The supplies were dropped by parachute.
- a parachute jump/drop
- The soldiers parachuted in and quickly hid their gear.
- New troops parachuted into enemy territory.
- We will parachute supplies in after you arrive.
- New troops were parachuted into enemy territory.