Detailed Translations for drift from English to Spanish


drift [the ~] noun

  1. the drift (use; purpose; intention; meaning)
    el sentido
  2. the drift (tendency)
    el estiramiento; la tendencia; el ingenio
  3. the drift
    el punzón
  4. the drift (current)
    el ardor; el arrebato

to drift verb (drifts, drifted, drifting)

  1. to drift (make leeway; go adrift)

Conjugations for drift:

  1. drift
  2. drift
  3. drifts
  4. drift
  5. drift
  6. drift
simple past
  1. drifted
  2. drifted
  3. drifted
  4. drifted
  5. drifted
  6. drifted
present perfect
  1. have drifted
  2. have drifted
  3. has drifted
  4. have drifted
  5. have drifted
  6. have drifted
past continuous
  1. was drifting
  2. were drifting
  3. was drifting
  4. were drifting
  5. were drifting
  6. were drifting
  1. shall drift
  2. will drift
  3. will drift
  4. shall drift
  5. will drift
  6. will drift
continuous present
  1. am drifting
  2. are drifting
  3. is drifting
  4. are drifting
  5. are drifting
  6. are drifting
  1. be drifted
  2. be drifted
  3. be drifted
  4. be drifted
  5. be drifted
  6. be drifted
  1. drift!
  2. let's drift!
  3. drifted
  4. drifting
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for drift:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
ardor current; drift ardor; ardour; assiduity; cattle trail; craving; desire; diligence; diligentness; drive; dry rot; energy; fervor; fervour; fierceness; gin; glow; impetus; impulse; incandescence; industriousness; industry; instinct; intensity; jenever; longing; lust; momentum; passion; sexual desire; soul; spirit; spunk; strength; thoroughness; urge; vehemence; verve; violence; wanting; warmth; wish; yearning; zeal; zest; élan
arrebato current; drift bang; blast; boom; burst; caprice; cattle trail; discharge; explosion; fervor; fervour; fierceness; instinct; intensity; intuition; spur of the moment; sudden explosion; vehemence; violence; whim
descartar shifting away; sliding away
estiramiento drift; tendency size; stretching out; volume
ingenio drift; tendency brain; discernment; insight; notion; understanding
punzón drift alder; awl; burin; engraver; etching needle; graver; peg; pin; plug; punch
sentido drift; intention; meaning; purpose; use composition; establishment; feeling; instinct; institute; institution; intention; intuition; knack; meaning; organ of sense; purpose; sense organ; substance
tendencia drift; tendency conviction; creed; disposition; fashion; idea; inclination; meaning; notion; opinion; orientation; orientation on; purport; sense; signification; tendency; tendency toward; tenor; trend; view
- gallery; heading; impetus; impulsion; movement; purport; trend
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
derivar drift; go adrift; make leeway arise from; evolve out of; originate from; stem from
descartar drift; go adrift; make leeway decline; denounce; disapprove; discard; disclaim; dismiss; disqualify; expel; ignore; object to; outvote; refuse; reject; repudiate; ricochet; spurn; turn down; vote down
desviarse drift; go adrift; make leeway digress; elude; evade; flee a country; give way; go into exile; stray off; swerve
- be adrift; blow; err; float; freewheel; stray
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
arrebato burst; impulsive
sentido intense; sensitive; sentimental

Related Words for "drift":

Synonyms for "drift":

Related Definitions for "drift":

  1. a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine1
    • they dug a drift parallel with the vein1
  2. the pervading meaning or tenor1
    • caught the general drift of the conversation1
  3. a general tendency to change (as of opinion)1
  4. a large mass of material that is heaped up by the wind or by water currents1
  5. a force that moves something along1
  6. the gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)1
  7. a process of linguistic change over a period of time1
  8. be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of wind or a current1
    • snow drifting several feet high1
    • sand drifting like snow1
  9. be subject to fluctuation1
    • The stock market drifted upward1
  10. drive slowly and far afield for grazing1
    • drift the cattle herds westwards1
  11. cause to be carried by a current1
    • drift the boats downstream1
  12. be in motion due to some air or water current1
    • the boat drifted on the lake1
    • The sailboat was adrift on the open sea1
    • the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore1
  13. move in an unhurried fashion1
    • The unknown young man drifted among the invited guests1
  14. wander from a direct course or at random1
    • don't drift from the set course1
  15. live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely1
    • My son drifted around for years in California before going to law school1
  16. vary or move from a fixed point or course1
    • stock prices are drifting higher1

Wiktionary Translations for drift:

  1. to move haphazardly without any destination
  2. to move slowly, pushed by currents of water, air, etc
  1. anything driven at random
  2. act or motion of drifting

Cross Translation:
drift simún; nevisca Wehe — zusammengewehte, aufgehäufte Ansammlung (zum Beispiel von Schnee oder Sand)
drift derivar driften — (intransitiv) im übertragenen Sinne: unmerklich in eine bestimmte, zumeist verpönte Situation oder Geisteshaltung geraten
drift derivar driften — (intransitiv) Seemannssprache: auf dem Wasser treiben
drift flotar treibenHilfsverb sein: sich passiv mit der Strömung fortbewegen
drift desviación dérive — (Marine) Écart, déviation entre le cap effectivement suivi par un navire ou un aéroplane et le cap initialement fixé.
drift ir a la deriva dériver — Dévier un vaisseau de sa route

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