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synonyms for afloat

  • adrift
  • drifting
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antonyms for afloat

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  • aground
  • ashore
  • beached
  • docked
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She won her last race by a large margin, she has a fairly moderate voting record, Maine only barely voted for Clinton in 2016, and experts continue to rate the race as a toss-up, all factors that help keep her afloat in our Classic and Deluxe models.
DEMOCRATS ARE SLIGHT FAVORITES TO TAKE BACK THE SENATENATE SILVER (NRSILVER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The largest component of that aid, the $660 billion Paycheck Protection Program, kept thousands of small businesses afloat.
THE BIG CORPORATE RESCUE AND THE AMERICA THAT’S TOO SMALL TO SAVEBY LYDIA DEPILLIS, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND PAUL KIELSEPTEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
Under the CARES Act stimulus that was approved, USPS got a $10 billion loan, which is helping keep things afloat for now.
INFO ABOUT LOCAL POST OFFICE OPERATIONS IS CONFLICTING AND HARD TO COME BYASHLY MCGLONE AND KATE NUCCIAUGUST 27, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
For instance, people kept spending money, despite high levels of unemployment, because the federal government was keeping jobless workers afloat with an additional $600 per week in benefits.
YES, UNEMPLOYMENT FELL. BUT THE RECOVERY SEEMS TO BE SLOWING DOWN.NEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 7, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Rather, economists have found that the US government’s stimulus payments and enhanced unemployment insurance have kept many low-income families afloat.
SPENDING IS BACK TO NORMAL FOR POOR AMERICANS—BUT NOT FOR RICH ONESDAN KOPFJULY 28, 2020QUARTZ
In order to stay afloat the district will need to make even bigger cuts in the following years.
SWEETWATER SUPERINTENDENT ON LEAVE IN WAKE OF INVESTIGATIONWILL HUNTSBERRYJUNE 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Without embarking on another endless yarn let me note the fact that there are two schools amongst our brethren afloat.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Mark it well, for from this spot have embarked countless fine fellows to serve King and country afloat.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
There are a good many anecdotes afloat about him and his odd way of doing things, before he grew up to manhood.
MIKE MARBLEUNCLE FRANK
He said that he could build a submarine that could swim under the water and destroy any war vessel afloat.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO AFLOAT

  • afloat
  • drifting
  • loose
  • unanchored
  • unmoored
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