HyperDic: afloat

English > 3 senses of the word afloat:
ADJECTIVEallafloat, adrift, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirectedaimlessly drifting / drifting
allafloatborne on the water
allafloat, awash, flooded, inundated, overflowingcovered with water
afloat > pronunciation
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English > afloat: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningaimlessly drifting / drifting.
Synonymsadrift, aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected
Broaderpurposelessnot evidencing any purpose or goal / goal
English > afloat: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningborne on the water; floating.
Narroweradriftafloat on the surface of a body of water
floatingborne up by or suspended in a liquid / liquid
waterbornesupported by water
OppositeagroundStuck in a place where a ship can no longer float
English > afloat: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCovered with water.
Example"the main deck was afloat (or awash)"
Synonymsawash, flooded, inundated, overflowing
BroaderfullContaining as much or as many as is possible or normal
Spanishdesbordado, inundada, inundado
Catalandesbordat, inundat

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