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1. afloat

adjective. ['əˈfloʊt'] aimlessly drifting.

Synonyms

  • aimless
  • directionless
  • rudderless
  • planless
  • purposeless
  • adrift

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • malnourished
  • low
  • wane

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Rhymes with Afloat

  • 'single-quote
  • 'end-inner-quote
  • "end-of-quote
  • "double-quote
  • banxquote
  • "close-quote
  • underwrote
  • terre-haute
  • misquote
  • 'inner-quote
  • 'end-quote
  • "end-quote
  • unquote
  • "unquote
  • promote
  • overwrote
  • vannote
  • uncoat
  • sproat
  • rewrote
  • remote
  • outvote
  • hinote
  • ducote
  • devote
  • denote
  • demote
  • connote
  • chipote
  • capote

Sentences with afloat


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are situations where the seller might supply financing to keep the deal afloat.

2. Adverb
If he’s marginal, choose the next size up to make sure it will keep him afloat.

Quotes about afloat


1. Hope.It's like a drop of honey, a field of tulips blooming in the springtime. It's a fresh rain, a whispered promise, a cloudless sky, the perfect punctuation mark at the end of a sentence. And it's the only thing in the world keeping me afloat.
- Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

2. I wanted to be his life preserver, the thing that would keep him afloat. Instead, he became my anchor. And I’m tired of drowning.
- Amanda Grace, But I Love Him

3. Sitting calmly on a ship in fair weather is not a metaphor for having faith; but when the ship has sprung a leak, then enthusiastically to keep the ship afloat by pumping and not to seek the harbor--that is the metaphor for having faith. (Concluding Unscientific Postscript)
- Søren Kierkegaard

2. afloat

adjective. ['əˈfloʊt'] borne on the water; floating.

Synonyms

  • adrift
  • floating

Antonyms

  • settled
  • meaningful
  • valuable

3. afloat

adjective. ['əˈfloʊt'] covered with water.

Synonyms

  • inundated
  • awash
  • flooded
  • full

Antonyms

  • emptiness
  • thin
  • fractional
  • meager
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