English verb: be adrift
|1.||be adrift (motion) be in motion due to some air or water current|
|Samples||The leaves were blowing in the wind.|
The boat drifted on the lake.
The sailboat was adrift on the open sea.
The shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore.
|Synonyms||blow, drift, float|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Something is ----ing PP
|Broader (hypernym)||go, locomote, move, travel|
|Narrower (hyponym)||stream, tide, waft|
|Verb group||drift, float|