Word:

Afloat

A`float´   Pronunciation: å`flōt´
adv. & a.1.Borne on the water; floating; on board ship.
On such a full sea are we now afloat.
- Shak.
2.Moving; passing from place to place; in general circulation; as, a rumor is afloat.
3.Unfixed; moving without guide or control; adrift; as, our affairs are all afloat.
4.Covered with water bearing floating articles; flooded; as, the decks are afloat.
Adj.1.afloat - aimlessly drifting
2.afloat - borne on the water; floating
Antonyms:
aground - on a shore or reef; "a ship aground offshore"; "a boat aground on the beach waiting for the tide to lift it"
submerged, sunken - under water; e.g. at the bottom of a body of water; "sunken treasure"; "a sunken ship"
3.afloat - covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub"
aboard, accidental, accompanying, ado, adrift, afoot, all aboard, aloft, alternating, amorphous, astir, at flood, at sea, athwart the hawse, athwarthawse, awash, aweigh, bandied about, before the mast, bruited about, by sea, by water, capricious, cast-off, changeable, changeful, circumstantial, clear, current, deluged, desultory, deviable, dizzy, doing, drowned, eccentric, engulfed, erratic, eventuating, fast and loose, fickle, fitful, flickering, flighty, flitting, floating, flooded, fluctuating, freakish, free, giddy, going about, going around, going on, happening, impetuous, impulsive, in circulation, in hand, in sail, in spate, in the air, in the news, in the wind, incidental, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, infirm, inflood, inundated, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, loose, made public, mazy, mercurial, moody, occasional, occurring, on, on board, on board ship, on deck, on foot, on shipboard, ongoing, overwhelmed, passing, prevailing, prevalent, rambling, reported, restless, resultant, rickety, rife, roving, rumored, scatterbrained, shaky, shapeless, shifting, shifty, shuffling, spasmodic, spineless, started, swamped, swept, taking place, talked about, topside, unaccountable, unanchored, unbound, uncertain, uncontrolled, undependable, under way, undisciplined, undone, unfastened, unfixed, unmoored, unpredictable, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, unstuck, untied, vacillating, vagrant, variable, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, wandering, wanton, washed, water-borne, water-washed, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whelmed, whimsical, whispered, whispered about, wishy-washy
Translate Afloat to German, Translate Afloat to French
Browse
AFIPS
Afire
AFIS
AFISR
AFJ
AFK
AFL
AFL-CIO
Aflame
aflare
Aflat
aflatoxin
Aflaunt
Aflaxen
aflex
Aflicker
-- Afloat --
Aflow
Aflush
Aflutter
AFNET
AFNOR
Afoam
Afoot
Afore
Afore the mast
Aforecited
Aforegoing
Aforehand
Aforementioned
Aforenamed
Aforesaid
Aforethought
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home