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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "floating":

    fly-out, buoyant, variable, vertebral, free-floating, drifting, fleet, inline, fluctuations, hovering

How to pronounce floating?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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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. Oystein Berentsen:

    Once the product tanks are full, as they are now, and you even have floating product storage in places like New York harbor, then you know that the situation is bad. You have to cut runs.

  2. Hunter Waite:

    Specific identification of these organic compounds is the next step in our search for life in Enceladus' ocean, the complexity of the organic compounds identified was beyond our wildest expectations : nonsoluble complex organics floating as a film on an alien ocean. Wrap your head around that.

  3. Geoff Ogilvy:

    I'm not sure how developed this plan is, but it's a complicated thing to get worked out, there have been rumors floating around about this idea for a long time, but I'd been hearing them more and more recently. I really had no idea that anyone was close to trying to do something.

  4. Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah:

    There are huge amounts of cash floating around, weapons and ammunition.

  5. Joe DeSimone:

    The device is able to deliver a much greater amount of drug into the tumor while reducing exposure of the drug to the rest of the body and therefore limiting the whole body toxicities and side effects, it may also be used in conjunction with complementary drugs given to the entire body so that we can better target the tumor and any floating cancer cells in the body at the same time.


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