1 on water/in air
ADV. gently | downstream, downwards | upwards In the dream my feet leave the ground and I start to float upwards. | about, around, away, off
VERB + FLOAT seem to Her voice seemed to float on the water as gently as a slight mist.
PREP. across A few small clouds floated across the sky. | down chunks of ice floating down the river | in pieces of wood floating in the water | on A few leaves floated on the surface of the water.
ADV. freely The government decided to allow the peso to float freely.
VERB + FLOAT allow sth to