adrift

All Noun Verb
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  • They asked to be cast adrift in a small boat to make their way as they would.
  • Why did she not cut herself entirely adrift from her country, her ties? Cited from The Daughters of Danaus, by Mona Caird
  • Ten people were initially feared dead after their boat went adrift during the storm.
  • Moreover, within our memory no man has been thus adrift on the bay ice. Cited from Adrift on an Ice-Pan, by Wilfred T. Grenfell
  • I've cut myself adrift from all chance of ever meeting them. Cited from The Treasure of Heaven, by Marie Corelli
  • The little boat is sent adrift and she is off to the water falls.
  • They were seven points adrift of the league leaders but did have a game in hand.
  • This leaves them adrift in the middle of the ocean, where they part ways.
  • Still he evidently did not like being turned adrift in the boat. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Some of them seized him and set him adrift with a few others in an open boat. Cited from The Beginner's American History, by D. H. Montgomery
  • Finally most of the latter are cast adrift to die, but leaving two of their number on board. Cited from Sail Ho!, by George Manville Fenn
  • She spent some days adrift without power as a result.
  • He ended up setting all these people adrift to die, without any real justification.
  • The result confirmed their third-place finish, six points adrift of the promotion positions.
  • "Why don't you send them all adrift in one of the boats?" Cited from Sail Ho!, by George Manville Fenn
  • Despite this, he was only two points adrift of the championship lead going into the final two rounds.
  • It was found adrift in the South Pacific without its crew on board.
  • I saw that when your father turned you adrift. Cited from The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • The ship reports that they have been attacked, are on fire and adrift.
  • He's very much cast adrift, but then he also feels more free than he ever has before.
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Meaning of adrift

  • adverb Floating freely; not anchored
    the boat wasset adrift
  • adverb Off course, wandering aimlessly
    there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift