HyperDic: be_adrift

English > 1 sense of the expression be adrift:
VERBmotionbe adrift, float, drift, blowbe in motion due to some air or water current
English > be adrift: 1 sense > verb 1, motion
MeaningBe in motion due to some air or water current.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsfloat, drift, blow
Caused byflyCause to fly or float
NarrowerstreamTo extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind
tideBe carried with the tide
waftBe driven or carried along, as by the air
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar todriftCause to be carried by a current
floatMove lightly, as if suspended
Spanishflotar
Catalanflotar, nedar, surar

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