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drift apart

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  1. drift apart, drift awayverb

    lose personal contact over time

    "The two women, who had been roommates in college, drifted apart after they got married"


  1. drift apartverb

    To lose contact, to lose one's friendship or closeness.


  1. drift apart

    "Drift apart" refers to the gradual process of individuals, ideas, or elements becoming increasingly distant or less connected over time. It commonly refers to relationships where once-close individuals slowly lose contact or their connection weakens due to differences, changes in interests, circumstances, or lack of shared experiences.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drift apart in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drift apart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of drift apart in a Sentence

  1. President Steinmeier:

    Back then many feared that Brexit could make the Germans and the British drift apart. However, this did not happen. Too strong are the ties between our countries, too close the friendships between our people, too precious the reconciliation efforts after two World Wars.

  2. Donald Tusk:

    There is no reason to pretend that this is a happy day, neither in Brussels nor in London. After all, most Europeans, including almost half the British voters, wish that we would stay together, not drift apart.

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    sound of something in rapid motion
    • A. aligned
    • B. obnoxious
    • C. whirring
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