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afloat

adjective

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riding upon the surface of a body of liquid
  • the boat can't stay afloat much longer

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afloat

adverb

Synonyms of afloat (Entry 2 of 2)

as in abroad, hereabouts

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The first known use of afloat was before the 12th century

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“Afloat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/afloat. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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