Adjective "Afloat" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Afloat


    Definition:

    1. floating or borne on the water; in a floating condition: The ship was set afloat.

    2. on board a ship, boat, raft, etc.; at sea: cargo afloat and ashore.

    3. covered with water; flooded; awash: The main deck was afloat.

    4. moving without being guided or controlled; drifting.

    5. passing from place to place; in circulation: A rumor is afloat.

    6. free of major trouble, especially financially solvent: to keep a venture afloat.

    Examples:

    "places can be afloat in golds."

    "vessels can be afloat off places."

    "vessels can be afloat for days."

    "schools can be afloat by endowments."

    "players can be afloat by sponsorships."

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