Definitions of afloat:
  • adverb:   Floating.
  • adverb:   In a vessel at sea or on another body of water.
  • adverb:   (of hair or clothing) Floating in the air; flowing freely; not tied, braided, etc.
  • adverb:   Covered with water (bearing floating objects).
  • adverb:   (figuratively) Covered, overspread (with or in something).
  • adverb:   (of an organization) Having enough money to continue to operate; (of a private individual, family, etc.) able to pay one's expenses, able to keep one's head above water.
  • adverb:   (dated, of ideas, information, etc.) Being believed or discussed by many people; being passed from person to person.
  • adverb:   (obsolete, of an emotional state) Stimulated, aroused.
  • adverb:   (obsolete) In a state of confusion or bewilderment.

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