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Definition 1: off course, wandering aimlessly - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where adrift or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift

Definition 2: floating freely; not anchored - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where adrift or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the boat was set adrift

Definition 3: afloat on the surface of a body of water - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where adrift or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • after the storm the boats were adrift

(adrift is similar to ...) borne on the water; floating

Definition 4: aimlessly drifting - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for adrift in the sense of this definition

(adrift is similar to ...) not evidencing any purpose or goal

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