Synonyms of afloat


1. adrift(predicate), afloat(predicate), aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected, purposeless (vs. purposeful)

usage: aimlessly drifting

2. afloat(predicate) (vs. aground), adrift(predicate), floating, waterborne

usage: borne on the water; floating

3. afloat(predicate), awash(predicate), flooded, inundated, overflowing, full (vs. empty)

usage: covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub"

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Definition and meaning of afloat (Dictionary)