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English verb: be adrift

1. be adrift (motion) be in motion due to some air or water current

SamplesThe 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.

Synonymsblow, drift, float

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

Narrower (hyponym)stream, tide, waft

Verb groupdrift, float

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