drift in Chinese
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How to pronounce "drift"Synonyms of "drift""drift" in a sentence"drift" meaning
past tense: drifted past participle: drifted plural: drifts present participle: drifting
- My mind drifts to the years of my youth .
- She necessarily understood its general drift .
- Leaves fell, lives drifted down !
- The crowds drifted away from the stadium .
- When he looked up she was drifting away .
- Traders and foreigners drift to the court .
- His thoughts drifted to plans of conquests .
- Other signs of danger drifted in upon us .
- The ship drifted helplessly for a time .
- In a while he drifted closer to her .
- a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"
Synonyms: heading, gallery,
- the pervading meaning or tenor; "caught the general drift of the conversation"
- a general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"
Synonyms: trend, movement,
- a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents
- a force that moves something along
Synonyms: impetus, impulsion,
- 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
- be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current; "snow drifting several feet high"; "sand drifting like snow"
- be subject to fluctuation; "The stock market drifted upward"
- drive slowly and far afield for grazing; "drift the cattle herds westwards"
- cause to be carried by a current; "drift the boats downstream"
- move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
Synonyms: roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, vagabond,
- be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
Synonyms: float, be adrift, blow,
- move in an unhurried fashion; "The unknown young man drifted among the invited guests"
- wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don''t drift from the set course"
Synonyms: stray, err,
- live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely; "My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school"
- vary or move from a fixed point or course; "stock prices are drifting higher"
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