drift




drift - noun

  • a force that moves something along
  • the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
  • a process of linguistic change over a period of time
  • a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents
  • a general tendency to change (as of opinion)
  • the pervading meaning or tenor
  • a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine

  • drift - verb

    • be in motion due to some air or water current
    • wander from a direct course or at random
    • move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
    • vary or move from a fixed point or course
    • live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
    • move in an unhurried fashion
    • cause to be carried by a current
    • drive slowly and far afield for grazing
    • be subject to fluctuation
    • be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current

    drift - thesaurus

    blow   cast   err   float   freewheel   gallery   heading   impetus   impulsion   movement   purport   ramble   range   roam   roll   rove   stray   swan   tramp   trend   vagabond   wander  

    Scrabble score for drift


    Scrabble score = 9

    generated at 02:48:56 on 06-08-22

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