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Synonyms for adrift
əˈdrɪftadrift

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adrift

    Synonyms:
    loose, afloat, agog, abroad, abroach, distracted, disordered

    Antonyms:
    'fait victorious', tight, right, lashed, moored, secure, collected, composed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adrift(p), afloat(p), aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirectedadjective

    aimlessly drifting

    Antonyms:
    aground(p), purposeful

  2. adrift(p)adverb

    afloat on the surface of a body of water

    "after the storm the boats were adrift"

    Antonyms:
    purposeful, aground(p)

  3. adriftadverb

    floating freely; not anchored

    "the boat wasset adrift"

    Antonyms:
    purposeful, aground(p)

  4. adriftadverb

    off course, wandering aimlessly

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

    Antonyms:
    purposeful, aground(p)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. adriftadjective

    Synonyms:
    drifting, derelict, lost

  2. adriftadverb

    Synonyms:
    drifting, derelict, lost

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "adrift":

    drift

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4605abroad
#5227loose
#11779drift
#23353distracted
#33861afloat
#34500disordered
#43713adrift
#134330agog

How to use adrift in a sentence?

  1. Deidre Berger:

    These young people have been uprooted and have been cast adrift, they are traumatized, and they have no structure in their daily lives.

  2. Carlotta Sami:

    What is sure is that the (Egypt) route is very long, it is very risky and these people including many families with babies have been adrift at sea for many days, up to a week, we know also that there are a lot of unaccompanied minors, from 12 to 16, 17 years old.

  3. Floyd McKissick:

    What Biden inherited was a ship that was adrift at sea that he's had to sail on a corrective course to get things back in place, and I think he's done an excellent job in doing so.

  4. Sherry Rehman:

    People are adrift, livestock and crops are damaged.

  5. Kamala Harris:

    Were at an inflection point. The constant chaos leaves us adrift. The incompetence makes us feel afraid, the callousness makes us feel alone. Its a lot. And heres the thing : We can do better and deserve so much more. We must elect a president who will bring something different, something better, and do the important work. A president who will bring all of us togetherBlack, White, Latino, Asian, Indigenousto achieve the future we collectively want. We must elect Joe Biden.


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