Textual thesaurus for "float"

(noun) swim bladder, air bladder

an air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy

(noun) plasterer's float

a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco

(noun) ice-cream float, ice-cream soda

a drink with ice cream floating in it

(verb) drift, blow, be adrift

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

(verb) swim

be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom