5 Letters
3 Consonants
2 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use float as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Float
A 1 syllables noun and 5 letters with the letters a, f, l, o, and t, 3 consonants, 2 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter o. Float starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters f, fl, flo, floa, and the ending characters are t, at, oat, loat, ..
Something that remains on the surface of a liquid
Middle English
School Grade
Float is set as a grade one word that starts with f, ends with t, 1 syllables, 2 vowels and 5 letters.
Is float a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Float in Pig Latin is said as "oatflay or oatflway".
f | l | o | a | t
fl | lo | oa | at
flo | loa | oat
floa | loat
Word Gram
Noun Examples
something that remains on the surface of a liquid
a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco
an elaborate display mounted on a platform carried by a truck (or pulled by a truck) in a procession or parade
a drink with ice cream floating in it
the number of shares outstanding and available for trading by the public
the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
Verb Examples
convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation;
"float data"
allow (currencies) to fluctuate;
"The government floated the ruble for a few months"
make the surface of level or smooth;
"float the plaster"
put into the water;
"float a ship"
move lightly, as if suspended;
"The dancer floated across the stage"
set afloat;
"He floated the logs down the river";
"The boy floated his toy boat on the pond"
be in motion due to some air or water current;
"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"
be afloat;
stay on a liquid surface;
not sink
circulate or discuss tentatively;
test the waters with;
"The Republicans are floating the idea of a tax reform"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Float"

There are 336 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to float.

Aeroplanean aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
Aimthe action of directing something at an object
"he took aim and fired"
Airtravel via aircraft
"air travel involves too much waiting in airports"
"if you''ve time to spare go by air"
Airplanean aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
Alluvionclay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down
Annihilatekill in large numbers
"the plague wiped out an entire population"
Aplombgreat coolness and composure under strain
"keep your cool"
Arrangearrange attractively
"dress my hair for the wedding"
Ascendtravel up, "We ascended the mountain"
"go up a ladder"
"The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
Ascendingthe act of changing location in an upward direction

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There are 2 anagrams from float.

Anagram Definition
Floatsomething that remains on the surface of a liquid
Aloftin the higher atmosphere above the earth
"weather conditions aloft are fine"

View English words with the unique letters used in float. Words With The Letters Aflot


Float derives from 2 words.

Word Definition
Floatsomething that remains on the surface of a liquid
Swimthe act of swimming


Float has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Artefacta man-made object taken as a whole
Artifacta man-made object taken as a whole


There are 10 hyponyms for float

Word Definition
Boba short abrupt inclination (as of the head);
"he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"
Bobbera small float usually made of cork;
attached to a fishing line
Bobfloata small float usually made of cork;
attached to a fishing line
Chipthe act of chipping something
Corka small float usually made of cork;
attached to a fishing line
Flotation Device
Life Preserver
Pontoona float supporting a seaplane
Preserverrescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
Rafta flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers

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Is float a scrabble word or can you use float in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 21785 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 22808 games. This 5 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 120 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, f, l, o, and t? There's 8 with 7 letters or less with the letters a, f, l, o, and t. Here is a list of 8 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Float (5 letters) 8 9 float
Outfall (7 letters) 10 +2 13 +4 outfall
Fallot (6 letters) 9 +1 11 +2 fallot
Fallout (7 letters) 10 +2 13 +4 outfall
Floaty (6 letters) 12 +4 12 +3 floaty
Aloft (5 letters) 8 9 float
Afloat (6 letters) 9 +1 10 +1 aaflot
Fall To (7 letters)


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