afloat - definition and synonyms

adjective [never before noun] 

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/əˈfləʊt/
  1. 1
    floating on water

    We managed to get the boat afloat again.

  2. 2
    able to pay the money that you owe

    £1 million is needed to keep the institution afloat.

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derived word

afloat

 

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adverb