What is another word for refloat?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪflˈə͡ʊt] (IPA)

The word "refloat" refers to the process of restoring a sunken or stranded vessel back to the water, giving it the ability to float again. There are several related terms that can indicate a similar process. These synonyms include "re-floatation," "lifting," "re-floating," and "salvage." Other less common words that can be used in place of "refloat" are "buoyance," "reanimation," "rescue," and "revivification." These words may have slightly different connotations, but they all indicate some form of restoring an object or situation back to its previous state of functioning. Regardless of which term is used, the concept remains the same - bringing something back to life or usefulness.

Synonyms for Refloat:

What are the hypernyms for Refloat?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Refloat?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for refloat (as verbs)

Usage examples for Refloat

Now we shall refloat the ship."
"Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends"
Gertrude Landa
To the suggestion that salvage operations should be attempted to refloat the warship, the Government very wisely said no, they thought not.
"Sanders of the River"
Edgar Wallace

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