Definisi 'drift'
English to English
adjective
1 That causes drifting or that is drifted; movable by wind or currents; as, drift currents; drift ice; drift mud.
source: webster1913
noun
2 a force that moves something along
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3 the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
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4 a process of linguistic change over a period of time
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5 a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents
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6 a general tendency to change (as of opinion)
Example:
• not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book
• a broad movement of the electorate to the right
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7 the pervading meaning or tenor
Example:
• caught the general drift of the conversation
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8 a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine
Example:
• they dug a drift parallel with the vein
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9 A driving; a violent movement.
source: webster1913
10 One of the slower movements of oceanic circulation; a general tendency of the water, subject to occasional or frequent diversion or reversal by the wind; as, the easterly drift of the North Pacific.
source: webster1913
verb
11 be in motion due to some air or water current
Example:
• 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
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12 wander from a direct course or at random
Example:
• The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her
• don't drift from the set course
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13 move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
Example:
• The gypsies roamed the woods
• roving vagabonds
• the wandering Jew
• The cattle roam across the prairie
• the laborers drift from one town to the next
• They rolled from town to town
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14 vary or move from a fixed point or course
Example:
• stock prices are drifting higher
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15 live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
Example:
• My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school
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16 move in an unhurried fashion
Example:
• The unknown young man drifted among the invited guests
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17 cause to be carried by a current
Example:
• drift the boats downstream
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18 drive slowly and far afield for grazing
Example:
• drift the cattle herds westwards
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19 be subject to fluctuation
Example:
• The stock market drifted upward
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20 be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current
Example:
• snow drifting several feet high
• sand drifting like snow
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21 To float or be driven along by, or as by, a current of water or air; as, the ship drifted astern; a raft drifted ashore; the balloon drifts slowly east.
source: webster1913
22 To drive or carry, as currents do a floating body.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
drive, aim, get, excavation, mining, aeroplane, airplane, plane, passageway, strain, tenor, disposition, inclination, mass, force, linguistic process, accumulate, crop, go,

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