Synonyms for float
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To issue or sell shares in a company (or units in a trust) to members of the public, followed by listing on a stock exchange.
initial public offering
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the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public
ice-cream soda, ice-cream float, floatnoun
a drink with ice cream floating in it
an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade
float, plasterer's floatnoun
a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
something that floats on the surface of water
air bladder, swim bladder, floatverb
an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy
float, drift, be adrift, blowverb
be in motion due to some air or water current
"The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
swash, rove, vagabond, botch, ramble, bungle, muck up, range, mishandle, bumble, botch up, brag, stray, blow, tout, burn out, screw up, suck, gasconade, roll, fumble, flub, fellate, cast, ball up, err, freewheel, bollocks, wander, shoot a line, mess up, shove off, waste, louse up, bollocks up, gas, bollix, bluster, vaunt, swan, muff, tramp, blow out, swim, foul up, boast, fluff, drift, bobble, go down on, be adrift, shove along, bollix up, squander, spoil, roam, bodge
be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
"He floated the logs down the river"; "The boy floated his toy boat on the pond"
circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with
"The Republicans are floating the idea of a tax reform"
move lightly, as if suspended
"The dancer floated across the stage"
put into the water
"float a ship"
make the surface of level or smooth
"float the plaster"
allow (currencies) to fluctuate
"The government floated the ruble for a few months"
convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation
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Other Republicans were the disruptive group. At this point, even getting into that mess, whoever is disruptive pays a price at the polls. i don't think you want to let this charge float out there, because health care is the one bill that is hurting them this year.
We still think the authorities are likely to accept the economic requirements for a weaker currency, (But) the option looking least likely is that they do the CIS model of the last 18 months - Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan - where they float the currency, because President Buhari has been strongly identified with holding the currency where it is at 200 to the dollar.
In the next 18 to 36 months we will either float on the stock exchange or sell a majority to a strategic investor.
To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee; I got Parkinson’s, it ain’t got me.
Translations for float
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- пла́ваць, папла́ваць, паплы́ць, плыцьBelarusian
- държа се на повърхността, нося се, плавам, буй, поплавък, мистрияBulgarian
- flotarCatalan, Valencian
- plout, plavatCzech
- schwimmen, schweben, gleiten, treiben, begeben, borgen, Schwimmer, Floß, Festwagen, FloatGerman
- flotar, carrozaSpanish
- leijua, kellua, [[pysyä]] [[pinnalla]], lipua, ehdottaa, heittää, yleinen osakeanti, höyläraspi, raspi, paraatiauto, käteiskassa, liukuluku, pohjakassa, koho, kelluke, hierrinFinnish
- flotter, flottant, flotteur, char, float, nombre flottantFrench
- lebeg, úszikHungarian
- 漂う, 飛ぶ, 浮遊する, 超える, 浮かぶ, 浮く, 浮揚物, 浮きJapanese
- fluctuo, floatLatin
- tekėti, plūduriuoti, plaukti, plūdė, plaustasLithuanian
- mānu, kārewaMāori
- امبڠ, ambangMalay
- drijven, vloeien, meedrijven, te water laten, voorstellen, vlot, soort truweel, vlottende kommagetal, rasp, vijl, praalwagenDutch
- flutuar, pairar, boiar, boiaPortuguese
- tuytuy, wamp'uyQuechua
- pluti, plută, plutitorRomanian
- всплыть, [[держа́ться]] [[на]] [[вода, плыть, плавать, всплывать, пари́ть, дре́йфовать, поплаво́к, мастеро́к, платфо́рма, плот, глади́лка, прави́лоRussian
- flyta, sväva, flöteSwedish
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