HyperDic: adrift

English > 4 senses of the word adrift:
ADVERBalladriftfloating freely
alladriftoff course / course, wandering aimlessly
ADJECTIVEalladrift, afloat, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirectedaimlessly drifting / drifting
alladriftafloat on the surface of a body of water
adrift > pronunciation
Soundsahdrih'ft
Rhymesairlift ... uplift: 18 rhymes with ihft...
English > adrift: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningaimlessly drifting / drifting.
Synonymsafloat, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected
Broaderpurposelessnot evidencing any purpose or goal / goal
Adverbsadriftoff course / course, wandering aimlessly
English > adrift: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningafloat on the surface of a body of water.
Example"after the storm the boats were adrift"
Broaderafloatborne on the water
Adverbsadriftfloating freely
English > adrift: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningFloating freely; not anchored.
Example"the boat wasset adrift"
Spanisha la deriva
Adjectivesadriftafloat on the surface of a body of water
English > adrift: 4 senses > adverb 2
MeaningOff course / course, wandering aimlessly.
Example"there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift"
Spanisha la deriva
Adjectivesadriftaimlessly drifting / drifting

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