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float

synonym (synonym of float)

  • (noun.food)
    a drink with ice cream floating in it (noun.food)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy (noun.animal)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom (verb.motion)
     

antonym (antonym of float)

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

  • a drink with ice cream floating in it (noun.food)
    a single serving of a beverage (noun.food)
     
  • a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco (noun.artifact)
    a tool used with workers' hands (noun.artifact)
     
  • allow (currencies) to fluctuate (verb.cognition)
    fix or determine the value of; assign a value to (verb.cognition)
     
  • an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy (noun.animal)
    a structure resembling a bag in an animal (noun.body)
     
  • an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade (noun.artifact)
    a visual representation of something (noun.artifact)
     
  • circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with (verb.social)
    put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to (verb.social)
     
  • convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation (verb.change)
    change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy (verb.change)
     
  • make the surface of level or smooth (verb.contact)
    make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing (verb.contact)
     
  • move lightly, as if suspended (verb.motion)
    change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically (verb.motion)
     
  • put into the water (verb.contact)
    propel with force (verb.contact)
     
  • set afloat (verb.motion)
    move something or somebody around; usually over long distances (verb.motion)
     
  • something that floats on the surface of water (noun.artifact)
    a man-made object taken as a whole (noun.tops)
     
  • the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public (noun.possession)
    the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity) (noun.possession)
     
  • the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment (noun.time)
    a definite length of time marked off by two instants (noun.time)
     

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

  • a drink with ice cream floating in it (noun.food)
    an ice-cream soda made with ice cream floating in root beer (noun.food)
     
  • be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom (verb.motion)
    float on the surface of water (verb.motion)
     
  • 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)
    to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind (verb.motion)
     
  • move lightly, as if suspended (verb.motion)
    be sustained or supported or borne (verb.stative)
     
  • set afloat (verb.motion)
    cause to float with the tide (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to be carried by a current (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    set afloat again (verb.motion)
     
  • something that floats on the surface of water (noun.artifact)
    a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a float supporting a seaplane (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers (noun.artifact)
     

verb group (float is verb group of ....)

  • be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
    cause to be carried by a current (verb.motion)
     
  • move lightly, as if suspended (verb.motion)
    be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom (verb.motion)
     
  • put into the water (verb.contact)
    set afloat (verb.motion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from float)

  • be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom (verb.motion)
    the act of swimming (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of someone who floats on the water (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.object)
    an object that floats or is capable of floating (noun.object)
     
  • be in motion due to some air or water current (verb.motion)
    a force that moves something along (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a strong current of air (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • put into the water (verb.contact)
    the phenomenon of floating (remaining on the surface of a liquid without sinking) (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • something that floats on the surface of water (noun.artifact)
    put into the water (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    tending to float on a liquid or rise in air or gas (adj.all)
     

domain category (float is domain category of ....)

  • make the surface of level or smooth (verb.contact)
    the craft of a mason (noun.act)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation domain category ice-cream float ice-cream soda air bladder be adrift blow drift go down go under settle sink sac artefact hand tool display drink bob bobber chip flotation device pontoon raft be adrift blow swim drift swim buoyant floaty floatation flotation drift masonry

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