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Verb
To rest or hover on the surface of a liquid or in the air
“They tend to form colorful films when they float on the surface of the water.”
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To move or drift along the surface of a liquid or in the air
“Barges would float quietly by the grassy river banks.”
Verb
To ascend into the air or sky
“The angel's body continues to turn into light particles that float into the sky.”
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To wave or flutter in the wind
“She let her long hair float in the wind, all bathed in the moonlight.”
Verb
To issue or sell shares in a company (or units in a trust) to members of the public
“She is not certain she wants to float the company, but hints at a possible buyout or merger in the future.”
Verb
To aimlessly move or drift from place to place
“One finds everywhere a growing class of folk who float from town to town, doing rough work, having no permanent place of abode.”
Verb
To put forward a proposal or idea
“Gorchakov had begun to float the idea of a full repudiation of the Paris terms.”
Noun
Plural for a place where people and goods can be landed from a boat
“Pittston had nothing to do with the cargo on the float prior to the time it was placed on the dock.”
Noun
Plural for an offering of shares in a company (or units in a trust) to members of the public
“The company will ask new investors to pay 11-times forecast profit for shares in the company's initial float.”
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