afloat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ float

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Adverb[edit]

afloat (not comparable)

  1. floating
    A rubber duck and other toys were afloat in the bath.
  2. Covered with water bearing floating articles; flooded.
    The decks are afloat.
  3. Out at sea.
  4. Making successful progress under one's own steam.
    The donation will keep our business afloat for quite a while.

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