Synonyms for afloat

Synonyms for (adjective) afloat

Synonyms: afloat

Definition: borne on the water; floating

Similar words: adrift

Definition: afloat on the surface of a body of water

Usage: after the storm the boats were adrift


Similar words: floating

Definition: borne up by or suspended in a liquid

Usage: the ship is still floating; floating logs; floating seaweed


Similar words: waterborne

Definition: supported by water

Usage: waterborne craft


Synonyms: flooded, overflowing, inundated, awash, afloat

Definition: covered with water

Usage: the main deck was afloat (or awash); the monsoon left the whole place awash; a flooded bathroom; inundated farmlands; an overflowing tub

Similar words: full

Definition: containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

Usage: a full glass; a sky full of stars; a full life; the auditorium was full to overflowing


Synonyms: planless, undirected, adrift, afloat, aimless, directionless, rudderless

Definition: aimlessly drifting

Similar words: purposeless

Definition: not evidencing any purpose or goal