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Synonyms for floating
ˈfloʊ tɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. floating, natation(adj)

    the act of someone who floats on the water

    Synonyms:
    natation

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

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

  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"

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

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

  4. floating(adj)

    inclined to move or be moved about

    "a floating crap game"

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

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

  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"

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

  6. floating(a)(adj)

    not definitely committed to a party or policy

    "floating voters"

    Antonyms:
    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. floating(a)

    Synonyms:
    supernatant

  2. floating(n)

    Synonyms:
    flotation, flotage, supernatation

How to pronounce floating?

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How to say floating in sign language?

  1. floating

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How to use floating in a sentence?

  1. RVM:

    Do you have a clear Direction of Life or are you merely floating down the river of Life like a dead fish?

  2. Mario Andrada:

    We have tested the venue twice with more than 600 sailors so we know what needs to be done, we need to fence the rivers so we don't have floating garbage into the bay. We need to keep the eco-boats oriented from above so they can spot the currents moving the floating garbage around so that the boats go there and take this garbage.

  3. Barbara Shipley:

    Barbara Shipley, from the International Trade Workers Union, said. ' The men have been reportedly floating in the harbor for over a month after an asphalt delivery. They’re hungry. They’re tired. They’re dirty. They want to get paid and they want to go home. They want to see their families. Their families are all very concerned, i’ve been told they’re fishing off the side of the vessel.

  4. The IEA:

    While there is unlikely to be a substantial boost in Iranian production before next year, oil held in floating storage could start to hit world markets before then.

  5. De Ridder:

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


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