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Synonyms for floating
ˈfloʊ tɪŋfloat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. floating, natationadjective

    the act of someone who floats on the water


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

  2. floatingadjective

    borne up by or suspended in a liquid

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

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

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

  3. aimless, drifting, floating, vagabond, vagrantadjective

    continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another

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

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

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

  4. floatingadjective

    inclined to move or be moved about

    "a floating crap game"

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

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

  5. floating(a)adjective

    (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)adjective

    not definitely committed to a party or policy

    "floating voters"

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

Editors Contribution

  1. natant

    floating or swimming horizontally

    every learner must learn natant in swimming

    Submitted by ochukopeace5 on January 13, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. floatingadjective


  2. floatingnoun

    flotation, flotage, supernatation

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How to use floating in a sentence?

  1. Astronaut Mike Fincke:

    The reason why we train underwater is because we actually wear real spacesuits, we do real tasks and we feel like we are weightless, when actually we're just neutrally buoyant so we're floating.

  2. Cedric Leighton:

    If there is any type of conflict in space, Diego Garcia is important in the physical sense and the communications sense, one of the jokes about Diego Garcia is that it's basically a floating aircraft carrier. You could almost say the same about Guam.

  3. The Gulf delegate:

    There is no overhang, there is no floating oil looking for a market.

  4. Svein Moxnes Harfjeld:

    Continued oil demand and longer transportation distances combined with no fleet growth should support our expectations for 2015 on average to be better than 2014, if floating storage takes place, this will be an additional benefit.

  5. Esmae Hapero:

    My love is floating the sky high as can be, when I'm on earth in the apple tree

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