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Adjective
/əˈdrift/,
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(of a boat or its passengers) Floating without being either moored or steered,
  1. (of a boat or its passengers) Floating without being either moored or steered
    • - a cargo ship went adrift
    • - the seamen are adrift in lifeboats
  2. (of a person) Without purpose or guidance; lost and confused
    • - he was adrift in a strange country
    • - they were cast adrift in a sea of events

  1. adrift(p): aimlessly drifting
  2. floating freely; not anchored; "the boat wasset adrift"
  3. adrift(p): afloat on the surface of a body of water; "after the storm the boats were adrift"
  4. off course, wandering aimlessly; "there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift"
  5. Adrift (À Deriva) is a 2009 Brazilian drama film directed by Heitor Dhalia. The film stars Camilla Belle and Vincent Cassel. It competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.
  6. Adrift is a Tampa, Florida based American heavy rock band featuring Jack Owen, current guitarist for Deicide, formerly of Cannibal Corpse, on guitar. Other members include Kevin Astl on drums, Jen Parker (Animosity) on bass, and vocalist Dean Pskowski (Synapse).
  7. "Adrift" is the second episode of the second season of Lost and the 27th episode overall. The episode was directed by Stephen Williams and written by Steven Maeda and Leonard Dick. It first aired on September 28, 2005 on ABC.
  8. "Adrift" is the eleventh episode of the second series of British science fiction television series Torchwood, which was broadcast by BBC Three on 19 March 2008, and by BBC Two on 21 March 2008.
  9. Floating at random; Absent from his watch; In a drifting condition; at the mercy of wind and waves
  10. Floating free with the currents and tide, not under control.
  11. Unattached to the shore or ground and at the mercy of wind and tide. Colloquially used to mean missing from its place; absent from place of duty; broken away from fastening.
  12. Afloat and unattached in any way to the shore or seabed, but not under way. It implies that a vessel is not under control and therefore goes where the wind and current take her (loose from moorings, or out of place). Also refers to any gear not fastened down or put away properly. ...
  13. A boat or vessel that has broken from her moorings or object that is not secured and may be displaced by the ship's movement.
  14. Broken from moorings or fasts. Without Fasts.
  15. A word used in the Navy for anyone or anything that cannot be found when it is wanted.
  16. A sailor is said to be adrift when he is absent, or late for muster or an appointment.
  17. Not secured; scattered about; not properly stowed, or out of place.
  18. Floating free, broken from its moorings; to cut adrift is to cut loose. Gear unlashed and moving freely is also adrift.
  19. Not moored, at the will of the wind and tide. From the middle English drifte (to float). Sailors used the word to describe anything missing or come undone. From this word came drifter, a person without purpose or aim in life.
  20. Not made fast, floating loose, at mercy of wind and current.
  21. A boat that is floating on the current. It is not anchored down.
  22. Floating freely without a direction and any means of control (sail, oars, engine, etc.)
  23. Afloat or unattached in any way to shore or seabed.
  24. A boat that does not have any momentum and is drifting in the water without any control.
  25. floating but not secured, anchored or under propulsion