Definition of Drift

  • 1. A force that moves something along Noun
  • 2. The gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane) Noun
  • 3. A process of linguistic change over a period of time Noun
  • 4. A large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents Noun
  • 5. A general tendency to change (as of opinion) Noun
  • 6. The pervading meaning or tenor Noun
  • 7. A horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine Noun
  • 8. Be in motion due to some air or water current Verb
  • 9. Wander from a direct course or at random Verb
  • 10. Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment Verb
  • 11. Vary or move from a fixed point or course Verb
  • 12. Live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely Verb
  • 13. Move in an unhurried fashion Verb
  • 14. Cause to be carried by a current Verb
  • 15. Drive slowly and far afield for grazing Verb
  • 16. Be subject to fluctuation Verb
  • 17. Be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current Verb
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