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drift off

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  • as indoze
  • as innod

synonyms for drift off

  • nod off
  • snooze
  • catnap
  • drowse
  • sleep
  • slumber
  • catch a wink
  • cop some z's
  • drop off
  • sleep lightly
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How to use drift off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
They stopped, leaning over a jagged fence made of sea-drift, to ask for water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Quite a number of sandeaters, as time passed, seemed to drift in and out of the back room.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
For all that Marius had no Italian he understood the drift of the words, assisted as they were by the man's expressive gesture.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
There was something about the man that Matt liked, in spite of the deceit he had practised at the start-off of their acquaintance.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
And they will jump into the air from the verge of high banks, and land on the drift at the bottom with perfect balance.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Their effect is, however, probably small as compared with that massive drift which we have now to note.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
She did not take the broad, beaten road which led to the far-off plantation of Valmonde.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DRIFT OFF

  • catch a wink
  • catnap
  • cop some z's
  • drift off
  • drop off
  • drowse
  • nod off
  • sleep
  • sleep lightly
  • slumber
  • snooze
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.