Visual Synonyms
 

Synonyms and Antonyms of drift

Save this image.
drift

synonym (synonym of drift)

  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a force that moves something along (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a general tendency to change (as of opinion) (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the pervading meaning or tenor (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    wander from a direct course or at random (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely (verb.stative)
     

hypernym (drift IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a force that moves something along (noun.phenomenon)
    (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • a general tendency to change (as of opinion) (noun.cognition)
    an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others (noun.cognition)
     
  • a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine (noun.artifact)
    a passage between rooms or between buildings (noun.artifact)
     
  • a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents (noun.object)
    a body of matter without definite shape (noun.object)
     
  • a process of linguistic change over a period of time (noun.process)
    a process involved in human language (noun.process)
     
  • be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current (verb.change)
    collect or gather (verb.change)
     
  • be subject to fluctuation (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • cause to be carried by a current (verb.motion)
    set afloat (verb.motion)
     
  • drive slowly and far afield for grazing (verb.contact)
    let feed in a field or pasture or meadow (verb.contact)
     
  • live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely (verb.stative)
    support oneself (verb.stative)
     
  • move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (verb.motion)
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically (verb.motion)
     
  • move in an unhurried fashion (verb.motion)
    move around freely (verb.motion)
     
  • the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane) (noun.process)
    a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) (noun.process)
     
  • the pervading meaning or tenor (noun.cognition)
    the general meaning or substance of an utterance (noun.cognition)
     
  • vary or move from a fixed point or course (verb.stative)
    be subject to change in accordance with a variable (verb.stative)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF drift relation)

  • a general tendency to change (as of opinion) (noun.cognition)
    a general direction of evolutionary change (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    a figurative movement toward some attraction (noun.cognition)
     
  • a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents (noun.object)
    a mound of glacial drift (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a mass of snow heaped up by the wind (noun.object)
     
  • a process of linguistic change over a period of time (noun.process)
    the linguistic process in which over a period of time a word grows more positive in connotation or more elevated in meaning (noun.process)
     
  • be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
    be driven or carried along, as by the air (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    be carried with the tide (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind (verb.motion)
     
  • move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (verb.motion)
    wander aimlessly (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    wander aimlessly in search of pleasure (verb.motion)
     
  • the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane) (noun.process)
    (of a ship or plane) sideways drift (noun.process)
     

verb group (drift is verb group of ....)

  • be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
    move lightly, as if suspended (verb.motion)
     
  • be subject to fluctuation (verb.change)
    vary or move from a fixed point or course (verb.stative)
     
  • cause to be carried by a current (verb.motion)
    be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
     
  • move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (verb.motion)
    wander from a direct course or at random (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    go via an indirect route or at no set pace (verb.motion)
     
  • move in an unhurried fashion (verb.motion)
    live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely (verb.stative)
     
  • wander from a direct course or at random (verb.motion)
    move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from drift)

  • a force that moves something along (noun.phenomenon)
    urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
     
  • a general tendency to change (as of opinion) (noun.cognition)
    be subject to fluctuation (verb.change)
     
  • a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine (noun.artifact)
    excavate horizontally (verb.contact)
     
  • be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
    a strong current of air (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • be subject to fluctuation (verb.change)
    a general tendency to change (as of opinion) (noun.cognition)
     
  • cause to be carried by a current (verb.motion)
    a force that moves something along (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely (verb.stative)
    someone acting freely or even irresponsibly (noun.person)
     
  • move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment (verb.motion)
    an aimless amble on a winding course (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    travelling about without any clear destination (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    aimless wandering from place to place (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal) (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.object)
    anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who takes long walks in the country (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who strays or falls behind (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who leads a wandering unsettled life (noun.person)
     
  • the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane) (noun.process)
    wander from a direct course or at random (verb.motion)
     
  • the pervading meaning or tenor (noun.cognition)
    move into a desired direction of discourse (verb.communication)
     
  • wander from a direct course or at random (verb.motion)
    the deviation (by a vessel or aircraft) from its intended course due to drifting (noun.event)
     
  • (adj.all)
    uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable (adj.all)
     

domain category (drift is domain category of ....)

  • a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine (noun.artifact)
    the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth (noun.act)
     
  • the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane) (noun.process)
    an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a vessel that carries passengers or freight (noun.artifact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation domain category impetus impulsion movement trend purport gallery passageway strain disposition inclination mass force evolutionary trend gravitation drumlin snowdrift leeway be adrift err stray wander float drive aim force be adrift blow excavation mining aeroplane ship

Link to this page



Latest Searches

red-eye, destitute, excitatory, slapper, pine fern, zambezi, radially, japanese privet, venus's slipper, polygala, kyyiv, constituent, channukkah, trainbearer, paliurus spina-christi, depersonalisation disorder, emesis, richard burton, mission, jammed,