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English adjective: floating

1. floating borne up by or suspended in a liquid


SamplesThe ship is still floating.
Floating logs.
Floating seaweed.


Similarafloat


Antonymsaground

2. floating continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another


SamplesA drifting double-dealer.
The floating population.
Vagrant hippies of the sixties.


Synonymsaimless, drifting, vagabond, vagrant


Similarunsettled


Antonymssettled

3. floating inclined to move or be moved about


SamplesA floating crap game.


Similarmobile


Antonymsimmobile

4. floating (of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position


SamplesFloating ribs are not connected with the sternum.
A floating kidney.


Similarunfixed


Antonymsfixed

5. floating not definitely committed to a party or policy


SamplesFloating voters.


Similaruncommitted


Antonymscommitted


English noun: floating

1. floating (act) the act of someone who floats on the water


Synonymsnatation


Broader (hypernym)swim, swimming


Narrower (hyponym)dead-man's float, prone float









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