1. adrift

adjective. ['əˈdrɪft'] afloat on the surface of a body of water.


  • settled

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Rhymes with Adrift

  • credithrift
  • fork-lift
  • thrift
  • swift
  • stiffed
  • sniffed
  • shrift
  • clift
  • tift
  • tifft
  • sift
  • shift
  • riffed
  • miffed
  • lift
  • gift

How do you pronounce adrift?

Pronounce adrift as əˈdrɪft.

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2. adrift

adjective. ['əˈdrɪft'] aimlessly drifting.


  • aimless
  • directionless
  • rudderless
  • planless
  • purposeless
  • afloat


  • meaningful
  • valuable
  • empty
  • earnest

Sentences with adrift

1. Noun, singular or mass
The bay was the last place Hudson was ever seen after he was set adrift in a small boat in 1611.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Still, this data may not mean as much if you’re one of the 1 in 3 Americans who have found themselves financially adrift because of COVID.

3. Adverb
After 30 or 40 years of getting up and going to work each day, some retirees simply feel adrift without the structure of a job.

4. Verb, base form
Still bordered by hostile opponents and somewhat adrift** in North America, the Texas republic struggled to stay solvent and to protect itself from the invasion of nearby armies.