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cast adrift

Definition of cast adrift

  1. 1 :  to cause (a boat) to float on the water without being tied to anything or controlled by anyone —often used as (be) cast adrift <a small lifeboat was cast adrift in the open sea>

  2. 2 :  to cause (someone) to float on the water in a boat that is not tied to anything or controlled by anyone —often used as (be) cast adrift <They were cast adrift in a small, leaky boat.> —often used figuratively <I was cast adrift in a sea of confusion.>



Word by Word Definitions

castplay
  1. :  to cause to move or send forth by throwing

    :  direct

    :  to put forth

  1. :  an act of casting

    :  something that happens as a result of chance

    :  a throw of dice

adriftplay
  1. :  without motive power and without anchor or mooring

    :  without ties, guidance, or security

    :  free from restraint or support


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