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Antonyms for floating
ˈfloʊ tɪŋ

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term floating.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. floating, natation(adj)

    the act of someone who floats on the water

    committed, settled, immobile, aground(p), fixed


  2. floating(adj)

    borne up by or suspended in a liquid

    "the ship is still floating"; "floating logs"; "floating seaweed"

    immobile, committed, settled, aground(p), fixed

    vagabond, floating(a), aimless, drifting, vagrant

  3. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrant(adj)

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

    "a drifting double-dealer"; "the floating population"; "vagrant hippies of the sixties"

    aground(p), immobile, committed, fixed, settled

    rootless, rudderless, vagrant, planless, undirected, directionless, aimless, vagabond, drifting, adrift(p), floating(a), afloat(p)

  4. floating(adj)

    inclined to move or be moved about

    "a floating crap game"

    aground(p), fixed, immobile, committed, settled

    vagabond, floating(a), aimless, drifting, vagrant

  5. floating(a)(adj)

    (of a part of the body) not firmly connected; movable or out of normal position

    "floating ribs are not connected with the sternum"; "a floating kidney"

    aground(p), committed, fixed, settled, immobile

  6. floating(a)(adj)

    not definitely committed to a party or policy

    "floating voters"

    fixed, immobile, settled, aground(p), committed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. floating(a)


  2. floating(n)

    flotation, flotage, supernatation

How to use floating in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Karp:

    If they are swapping back into dollars in a floating rate equivalent, they care more about spread levels rather than rates. The movement in the basis swap continues to make dollars more attractive, and that trend should continue.

  2. Joey:

    If Issac Newton didn’t invent gravity we would all be floating

  3. Cenap Gumren:

    We saw a life vest, which looked like an empty floating life vest, but we decided to still go check it out. I am so glad we decided to go. When we got close, it looked like a toy, like a doll, and we thought he was dead. My first thought was, 'Okay, we have to pick up this dead baby body from the water.' But when we got closer to him, we heard his moaning.

  4. Saudi Arabia:

    We believe that the value of the company is way higher than $1.7 trillion, we believe too that once those shares are floating it would hopefully evolve that people (see) we were not wrong in terms of what we think this company is worth.

  5. De Ridder:

    People will have to get used to the idea that Arnoldo Valle-Levinson can live on a floating island.

How to pronounce floating?

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How to say floating in sign language?

  1. floating

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