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(literally or figuratively) Past tense for to move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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“To do so would be to drift toward an encyclopaedic enumeration of detail which would never amount to theorization.”
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Past tense for to move away from a fixed point or place
“The revelers would then drift off to enjoy the happy, hippy vibe of the summer day.”
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Past tense for to change the emphasis, direction, or focus of
“After some back and forth, the topic would curiously drift to something else altogether.”
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Past tense for to aimlessly move or drift from place to place
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“It seems pretty self-evident that people would drift around until they found someone who spoke their own language.”
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(literally or figuratively) Past tense for to deviate gently from an intended direction or course
“You risk getting lost in the wilderness if you drift too far from the walking trail.”
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Past tense for to accumulate, especially through natural forces
“Snow would drift back as fast as any amount of digging could clear it.”
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Past tense for to move along on the surface of a liquid or in the air
“Planktons is a collective term for a variety of marine and fish water organisms that drift on the ocean or in bodies of freshwater.”
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Past tense for to rise or float into the air
“Then it would drift upwards in one piece, like a ghost on an air current, ready to sail off.”
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Past tense for to spend one's time in an aimless, idle way
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Past tense for to linger behind or wander from a main line or part
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Past tense for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Past tense for move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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Past tense for to gradually turn or veer towards
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Past tense for to fail to fulfil one's potential
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(of liquid) Past tense for to flow from
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(of language, thought, etc.) Past tense for to proceed aimlessly or with little purpose
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Past tense for to move or cause to move in a rhythmic, flapping motion
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Past tense for to move or glide through the air
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Past tense for move through the water in a boat using a paddle or paddles
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(nod off) Past tense for to fall asleep
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Past tense for to decline or deteriorate, especially gradually
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