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Adrift Explained

adrift at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


adrift at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

adrift at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

span size="smaller"color="darkseagreen">N (3rd) F eternity, infinite time; immortality; permanence, durability;ADV for ever, always; perpetually; also; constantly;V (1st) TRANS immortalize; confer undying fame on;ADV eternally, for ever, always; perpetually; also; constantly;ADJ eternal/everlasting/imperishable; perpetual, w/out start/end; [in ~=>forever];

adrift at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

Adrift at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

, before the time of trial, or is ancient, or very infirm, the
deposition of such person may be taken de bene esse, before any justice or
judge of any of the courts of the United States, or before any chancellor,
justice, or judge of a supreme or superior court, mayor, or chief magistrate
of a city, or judge of a county co

adrift at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: aimlessly drifting [syn: {adrift(p)}, {afloat(p)}, {aimless},
{directionless}, {planless}, {rudderless}, {undirected}]
2: afloat on the surface of a body of water; "after the storm
the boats were adrift" [syn: {adrift(p)}, {drifting(a)}]
adv : off course; "there was a search for beauty that had somehow
gone adrift"

adrift at English (WD) Of Explained:



Prefix a- (for on) + drift.


* Inter: enPR » ə-drĭft', Inter: IPA » /əˈdrɪft/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /@"drIft/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-adrift.ogg|Audio (US)
  • : Inter: rhymes » ɪft


    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Floating at random.
    1. : So on the sea shall be set adrift. --Dryden.
    2. Inter: context » of a seaman Absent from his watch.
    3. Inter: context » chiefly|UK|often with of Behind one's opponents, or below a required threshold in terms of score, number or position.
    4. : Inter: usex » The team were six points adrift of their rivals.
    5. Inter: quote-book » year=1996|author=David H. Begg|title=Monetary Policy in Central and Eastern Europe: Lessons After Half a Decade|publisher=International Monetary Fund|isbn=1455282820|passage=The Czech Republic in 1994-95, with a pegged nominal exchange rate and nominal deposit rates of 7 percent, was several percentage points adrift of the interest parity condition.
    6. Inter: quote-book » year=2006|author=Brian Long|title=Subaru Impreza: The Road Car & WRC Story|page=56|isbn=1845840283|passage=He did well, coming second, but Toyota and Mitsubishi were now neck-and-neck, with the Subaru team 38 points adrift of the leaders.
    7. Inter: quote-news » date=April 18|title=Boro 0 Doncaster Rovers 0|publisher=The Evening Gazette (Teeside)|year=2012|author=Anthony Vickers|passage=Boro were left needing snookers after a toothless goalless draw with Dead Men Walking Doncaster left them well adrift and fading in the chase for a Championship play-off place.|url=


      Inter: trans-top » floating at random

  • French: Inter: t- » fr|à la dérive|f
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|à deriva|m|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|în derivă|m|f|n|p
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|a la deriva

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-ad » v
  • In a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves.


    Inter: trans-top » in a drifting condition
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|tuuliajolla
    • French: Inter: t- » fr|à la dérive
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|à deriva

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|în derivă
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|a la deriva

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Related terms

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    Translation: zh » adrift