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synonyms for float

  • drift
  • glide
  • hang
  • hover
  • ride
  • sail
  • slide
  • swim
  • waft
  • wash
  • bob
  • poise
  • skim
  • be buoyant
  • move gently
  • rest on water
  • slip along
  • smooth along
  • stay afloat
See also synonyms for: floated / floating
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antonyms for float

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  • drown
  • sink
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How to use float in a sentence

While the rest of us quarantine at home, influencers will lounge on pool floats, host meet-and-greets with fans, party together.
HOW A TIKTOK HOUSE DESTROYED ITSELFREBECCA JENNINGSOCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
Near a good halfway point for float trips on the Current River, two sides of this dreamy tiny house in the Ozarks are bordered by Shannondale State Forest.
OUR FAVORITE HIPCAMP IN EVERY STATEALISON VAN HOUTENOCTOBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Achim Randelhoff, an oceanographer at Université Laval in Quebec City, and colleagues deployed autonomous submersible floats in Baffin Bay that can measure photosynthetic activity and algae concentrations underwater.
TRAPPED UNDER ICE, LIGHT-LOVING ALGAE GROW IN THE DARK ARCTIC WINTERJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Here’s a list of some of my favorite water gear that helps me enjoy the remaining hot days, whether that’s taking a canyoneering trip or doing a lazy float with the kids.
THE GEAR THAT LETS ME ENJOY THE LAST DAYS OF SUMMERGRAHAM AVERILLSEPTEMBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
If you don’t feel the need for speed, the Super Mable makes a great pool or off-shore float.
THE BEST BOATING TUBESPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Whether you just need a quick soak or a luxuriously long float in your tub, you know it’s important to surround yourself with things that make you feel calm and comfortable.
BATHTUB TRAYS THAT WILL KEEP YOU ENTERTAINED AND RELAXEDPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
One frequently wishes to ascertain the specific gravity of quantities of fluid too small to float an urinometer.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The cloud coals grow fainter—now purple; and now in ashes they float away into the chill blue.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
A huge float comes along, depicting the stone age and the primitive man, every detail carefully studied from the museums.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Slowly did they float through the darkness of the night, appearing like the work of fairy hands.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOAT

  • float
  • gas bladder
  • swim bladder
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