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1 drift /ˈdrɪft/ noun
plural drifts
1 drift
/ˈdrɪft/
noun
plural drifts
Learner's definition of DRIFT
[singular] : a slow and gradual movement or change from one place, condition, etc., to another
see also continental drift
[count] : a large pile of snow or sand that has been blown by the wind
[singular] informal : the general or basic meaning of something said or written
[noncount] : movement of an airplane or a ship in a direction different from the one desired because of air or water currents
2 drift /ˈdrɪft/ verb
drifts; drifted; drifting
2 drift
/ˈdrɪft/
verb
drifts; drifted; drifting
Learner's definition of DRIFT
[no object]
: to move slowly on water, wind, etc.
of snow or sand : to form a pile by being blown by the wind : to form a drift
: to move smoothly or easily in a way that is not planned or guided
: to behave or live in a way that is not guided by a definite purpose or plan
see also drifter
: to change slowly from one state or condition to another

drift apart

[phrasal verb]
: to stop having a close relationship

drift off

[phrasal verb] informal
: to fall asleep
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