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Overview of noun drifting

The noun drifting has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. drifting

(aimless wandering from place to place)


Overview of verb drift

The verb drift has 10 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (6) float, drift, be adrift, blow

(be in motion due to some air or water current; "The 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")

2. (3) stray, err, drift

(wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course")

3. (3) roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond

(move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town")

4. drift

(vary or move from a fixed point or course; "stock prices are drifting higher")

5. freewheel, drift

(live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely; "My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school")

6. drift

(move in an unhurried fashion; "The unknown young man drifted among the invited guests")

7. drift

(cause to be carried by a current; "drift the boats downstream")

8. drift

(drive slowly and far afield for grazing; "drift the cattle herds westwards")

9. drift

(be subject to fluctuation; "The stock market drifted upward")

10. drift

(be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current; "snow drifting several feet high"; "sand drifting like snow")


Overview of adj drifting

The adj drifting has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrant

(continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another; "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties")

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