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afloat

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of afloat

  1. riding upon the surface of a body of liquid <the boat can't stay afloat much longer> Synonyms floating Related Words buoyant, floaty, unsinkable; free-floating; awash, drifting, gliding, hanging, hovering, poised, sailing, wafting Near Antonyms aground, high and dry Antonyms sinking, sunk




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