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Definition of 'afloat'


  1. aimlessly drifting
       Synonyms: adrift aimless directionless planless rudderless undirected
  2. borne on the water; floating
       Antonyms: aground sunken submerged
  3. covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub"
       Synonyms: awash flooded inundated overflowing

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