Drift synonyms

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A path that something or someone moves along.
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Scope is range of understanding, thought or action.
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The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
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A predisposition to act or react in a particular way.
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General course or tendency
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(Mathematics) A line drawn on a graph that approximates the trend of a number of disparate points.
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An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
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The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
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The force needed by a machine in order to accomplish work on a load.
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A sudden wish or urge that prompts an unpremeditated act or feeling; an abrupt inclination:
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The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
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A bias is defined as a line sewn or cut diagonally across fabric.
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The act of a person or thing that leans
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Forward course; development
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The way that one acts; behavior; deportment
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Propensity is defined as a natural tendency.
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(Law) Final decision or settlement.
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Direction, especially angular direction measured from one position to another using geographical or celestial reference lines.
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Descent; declivity; as, the proneness of a hill.
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(Physics) The rate of flow of fluid, particles, or energy through a given surface.
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A long pole mounted on a pivot, with a bucket at one end, used for raising water, as from a well
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(Nautical) A towline used in warping a vessel.
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A stream or current.
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To move or pass over the body:
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The difference between one number in a set and the mean of the set.
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Present participle of mean.
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To give the appearance, often falsely, of being, intending, etc.
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To drift or move slowly or easily on water, in air, etc.
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To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
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To sail along or near the coast of
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A sinuous curve, bend, or loop along the course of a stream or river.
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To ramble is defined as to write, speak or move aimlessly.
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To roam or wander through.
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(Intransitive) To wander, as from a direct course; to deviate, or go out of the way.
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To turn aside or astray (from a path, course, etc.); lose one's way
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Bank means to pile up or build up.
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To fill completely or to overflowing:
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To move in, out, or forward in a disorderly mass or group:
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A natural elevation of the earth's surface, typically rounded and smaller than a mountain
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(Religion, usually as the Mass) The sacrament of the Eucharist.
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A group of things collected in a mass or heap:
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The part of a computer memory used to store data temporarily: retrieval of data from it is in reverse order to its storage
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A flow of positive electric charge. The strength of current flow in any medium is related to voltage differences in that medium, as well as the electrical properties of the medium, and is measured in amperes. Since electrons are stipulated to have a negative charge, current in an electrical circuit actually flows in the opposite direction of the movement of electrons.
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A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
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Tendency or direction of causes, influences, or events; course; current.
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Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
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Solid quality; substantial character
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To be disposed of by sale:
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The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
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An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
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Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
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Something that propels; propelling or driving force
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The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
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An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents.
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The direction or course of wind or water.
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Gravitation, universal force exercised by two bodies onto each other(In casual discussion, gravity and gravitation are often used interchangeably).
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A manner or course of procedure determined by a specified factor:
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(Nautical) A course or heading that enables a sailing vessel to head upwind. See also reach, gybe.
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A pervasive or essential attitude, quality, or principle:
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(Astron.) A small, periodic apparent change in the observed position of a celestial object, caused by the constantly changing position of the earth and the finite speed of the object's light
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The definition of a motion is a movement or a proposal for action.
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Room for freedom of action
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A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
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An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
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An unpredictable change of direction.
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The definition of a departure is a deviation, or the act of leaving or starting on a trip.
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(Computing) In object-oriented programming, an instantiation of a class or structure.
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A smooth heap of snow blown together by the wind
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A horizontal or nearly horizontal passage from the surface into a mine as contrasted to a shaft which is a vertical entry passage. An adit may be used for ventilation, haulage, drainage, or other purposes.
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A tunnel following a vein of ore
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(--- Chiefly Brit.) An underpass for pedestrians
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To sit on or in and control so as to move along
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(Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
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To go or move along, especially in an unhurried or unconcerned fashion:
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(Intransitive) To be moved, or to pass, on a buoyant medium; to float.
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(Rare) To sink or settle
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(Naut.) To watch over (a rope, diver's air line, etc.) carefully to keep it from becoming tangled, being snagged, etc.
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(Idiomatic) To act as others are acting, conforming to common behavior patterns with an attitude of calm acceptance.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To wander around idly to no purpose; to loaf or loiter.
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Lack of concern, interest, or feeling; apathy
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The state or quality of being aimless, or without purpose or direction.
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A tendency to remain in a fixed condition without change; disinclination to move or act
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To steer a ship, automobile, etc.
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To gather with the hand, or by drawing toward oneself; to pluck.
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A course or line of development; a tendency toward a particular end or goal:
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A fixed course or territory assigned to a salesperson or delivery person.
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(Mining) A level passage driven across the measures, or at right angles to veins which it is desired to reach; distinguished from the drift, or gangway, which is led along the vein when reached by the tunnel.
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Amble means to walk slowly.
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(Intransitive, baseball) To have at least nine batters bat in a half inning.
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To gather or grow in a cluster or clusters
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Beaumont and Fletcher
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A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand. Dunes are capable of moving by the motion of their individual grains but usually keep the same shape.
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To flock means to group together.
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To summarize, to extract and present the most important parts of.
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(Intransitive, often followed by on) To consider or contemplate for a period of time; to engage in analytical thinking or discussion.
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To move along; now usually, to stroll or amble along
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To make a scheme for; plan as a scheme; devise
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To manage the affairs, course, or action of; guide; conduct; regulate
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To direct (the policies, actions, etc.) of; manage; regulate
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To resolve (a contest, problem, dispute, etc.); to choose, determine, or settle.
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(Intransitive) To pass along smoothly or unobservedly; to move gently onward without friction or hindrance.
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To move about restlessly or with little purpose, especially in search of pleasure or amusement.
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The definition of gallivant is to go from place to place for fun or pleasure.
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To travel through or over; traverse.
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To move about an area, as in hunting
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Traipse is to walk about without purpose or to walk about in a tired and reluctant way.
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To treat as a single unit; to group together.
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The act or process of gathering into a mass.
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A large white puffy cloud that develops through convection. On a hot, humid day, they can form towers and even become cumulonimbus clouds.
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A disagreeable mixture or confusion of things; hence, a situation resulting from blundering or from misunderstanding; a disorder.
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A large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common level of the earth or adjacent land, usually given by geographers as above 1000 feet in height (304.8 metres), though such masses may still be described as hills in comparison with larger mountains.
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A thick heavy mass:
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The definition of a flood is an overflowing of water onto normally dry land.
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(Sports) A rapid advance of the puck toward the opponent's goal in ice hockey.
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(Chiefly British) A flash flood.
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A coastal rise in water level caused by wind.
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Meaning; signification:
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Meaning or import
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Outward or lateral stress in a structure, as that exerted by an arch or vault.
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The end of a gallery
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Any of the display rooms of a museum
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(Ergative) To utter copiously, especially with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; "” often with forth, or out.
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To declare; swear. Used in the phrase I swan as an interjection.
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To travel about on foot; trudge; hike
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To roll or throw (dice, for example).
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To wander or travel about, especially as a vagabond.
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be in motion due to some air or water current
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To put out of breath; to cause to blow from fatigue.
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To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
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(Of a cyclist) To ride a bicycle without pedalling, e.g. downhill.
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