Synonyms for (noun) float

Synonyms: float, swim bladder, air bladder

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

Similar words: sac

Definition: a structure resembling a bag in an animal


Synonyms: float

Definition: something that floats on the surface of water

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole


Synonyms: float, plasterer's float

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

Similar words: hand tool

Definition: a tool used with workers' hands


Synonyms: float

Definition: an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade

Similar words: display, presentation

Definition: a visual representation of something


Synonyms: ice-cream float, ice-cream soda, float

Definition: a drink with ice cream floating in it

Similar words: drink

Definition: a single serving of a beverage

Usage: I asked for a hot drink; likes a drink before dinner


Synonyms: float

Definition: the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public

Similar words: stock

Definition: the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)

Usage: he owns a controlling share of the company's stock


Synonyms: float

Definition: the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment

Similar words: time interval, interval

Definition: a definite length of time marked off by two instants

Synonyms for (verb) float

Synonyms: float

Definition: convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation

Usage: float data

Similar words: convert, change over

Definition: change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy

Usage: We converted from 220 to 110 Volt


Synonyms: float

Definition: allow (currencies) to fluctuate

Usage: The government floated the ruble for a few months

Similar words: value

Definition: fix or determine the value of; assign a value to

Usage: value the jewelry and art work in the estate


Synonyms: float

Definition: make the surface of level or smooth

Usage: float the plaster

Similar words: smooth, smoothen

Definition: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

Usage: smooth the surface of the wood


Synonyms: float

Definition: put into the water

Usage: float a ship

Similar words: launch

Definition: propel with force

Usage: launch the space shuttle; Launch a ship


Synonyms: float

Definition: move lightly, as if suspended

Usage: The dancer floated across the stage

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: float

Definition: set afloat

Usage: He floated the logs down the river; The boy floated his toy boat on the pond

Similar words: transport

Definition: move something or somebody around; usually over long distances


Synonyms: drift, float, blow, be adrift

Definition: be in motion due to some air or water current

Usage: 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

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: float, swim

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

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: float

Definition: circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with

Usage: The Republicans are floating the idea of a tax reform

Similar words: try, try out, test, prove, essay, examine

Definition: put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

Usage: This approach has been tried with good results; Test this recipe