Synonyms of float in English:

float


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verb

1‘oil floats on water’

SYNONYMS

stay afloat, stay on the surface, be buoyant, be buoyed up

ANTONYMS

sink

2‘the huge craft floated above the surface of the planet’

SYNONYMS

hover, levitate, be suspended, hang, defy gravity

3‘a dark cloud floated across the moon’

SYNONYMS

drift, glide, sail, slip, slide, waft, flow, stream, move, travel, be carried

ANTONYMS

rush

4‘the Chancellor floated the idea of offering dual citizenship’

SYNONYMS

suggest, put forward, come up with, submit, raise, moot, propose, advance, offer, proffer, posit, present, table, test the popularity of

ANTONYMS

withdraw

5‘the company was floated on the Stock Exchange’

SYNONYMS

launch, get going, get off the ground, offer, sell, introduce, establish, set up, institute, promote

ANTONYMS

wind up, buy back