Antonyms of adj adrift

2 senses of adrift

Sense 1
adrift (predicate), afloat (predicate), aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected -- (aimlessly drifting)

INDIRECT (VIA purposeless) -> purposeful -- (serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal)

Sense 2
adrift (predicate) -- (afloat on the surface of a body of water; "after the storm the boats were adrift")

INDIRECT (VIA afloat) -> aground -- (stuck in a place where a ship can no longer float; "a ship aground offshore"; "a boat aground on the beach waiting for the tide to lift it")

Similarity of adj adrift

2 senses of adrift

Sense 1
adrift (predicate), afloat (predicate), aimless, directionless, planless, rudderless, undirected -- (aimlessly drifting)
       => purposeless (vs. purposeful) -- (not evidencing any purpose or goal)

Sense 2
adrift (predicate) -- (afloat on the surface of a body of water; "after the storm the boats were adrift")
       => afloat (predicate) (vs. aground) -- (borne on the water; floating)

Synonyms of adv adrift

2 senses of adrift

Sense 1
adrift -- (floating freely; not anchored; "the boat wasset adrift")

Sense 2
adrift -- (off course, wandering aimlessly; "there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift")

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