Definitions For Float


  • An air-filled sac near the spinal column in many fishes that helps maintain buoyancy
  • Something that floats on the surface of water
  • 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
  • To rest on top of a liquid
  • To be carried along by moving water or air
  • To cause (something) to rest on top of a liquid : to cause (something) to float


  • Convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation
  • Allow (currencies) to fluctuate
  • Make the surface of level or smooth
  • Put into the water
  • Move lightly, as if suspended
  • Set afloat
  • Be in motion due to some air or water current
  • Be afloat either on or below a liquid surface and not sink to the bottom
  • Circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with

Is Float a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Float is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Float in a Sentence

  • We are building a float for the homecoming parade.
  • The crew put the cargo on the float before heading back down the river
  • She was floating on her back.
  • Ice floating in the river
  • Will this material sink or float?

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