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English adjective: afloat

1. afloat aimlessly drifting


Synonymsadrift, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected


Similarpurposeless


Antonymspurposeful

2. afloat borne on the water; floating


Similaradrift, floating, waterborne


Antonymsaground

3. afloat covered with water


SamplesThe main deck was afloat (or awash).
The monsoon left the whole place awash.
A flooded bathroom.
Inundated farmlands.
An overflowing tub.


Synonymsawash, flooded, inundated, overflowing


Similarfull


Antonymsempty









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