Associations to the word «Afloat»


AFLOAT, adverb. Floating
AFLOAT, adverb. Covered with water bearing floating articles; flooded.
AFLOAT, adverb. Out at sea.
AFLOAT, adverb. Making successful progress under one's own steam.

Dictionary definition

AFLOAT, adjective. Aimlessly drifting.
AFLOAT, adjective. Borne on the water; floating.
AFLOAT, adjective. Covered with water; "the main deck was afloat (or awash)"; "the monsoon left the whole place awash"; "a flooded bathroom"; "inundated farmlands"; "an overflowing tub".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.