Pronunciation of Float
/flˈə͡ʊt/, /flˈəʊt/, /f_l_ˈəʊ_t/
Antonyms for float:
Synonyms for float:
slide, shoot, slip.
Other synonyms and related words:
flotation, mooch, boast, roam, bluster, fluff, cast, muck up, fumble, landing, shove along, moot, glide, blow, brag, grip, dock, err, buoyant, propound, range, pontoon, adrift, wharf, shoot, ramble, ride, freewheel, air bladder, ice-cream float, stray, squander, ball up, slither, advance, bumble, fly, wash, pier, raft, roll, quay, skim, gad, botch, slide, bungle, shoot a line, skid, waft, bollix up, rove, jetty, bollix, buoy, gas, bobble, levee, afloat, be adrift, bollocks, burn out, louse up, wander, waste, swash, spoil, go down on, vaunt, tout, swan, shove off, slip, quai, ice-cream soda, botch up, buoyancy, suggest, gasconade, dance, propose, vagabond, flub, plasterer's float, screw up, mishandle, meander, swim, vote, fellate, dart.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 10 (noun)
Sense 13 (noun)
Sense 14 (noun)
skid, dance, slip, slither, slide, glide.
air bladder (noun)
ice-cream float, ice-cream soda.
lie on the surface (verb)
guide, cruise, pilot, sail, maneuver, navigate, drift.
Usage examples for float:
- Rectus was very quiet, but I think that if he could have kept himself dry he would have been pretty well satisfied to float until daylight, for he had full faith in the captain, and was sure we should be picked up. - "A Jolly Fellowship", Frank R. Stockton.
- They float like spirits above her, About her and always near; And they scarce dare sigh that they love her, Because she would blush to hear. - "Three Women", Ella Wheeler Wilcox.