Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Buoyed'
Buoyed Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Buoy \Buoy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buoyed; p. pr. & vb. n.
- To keep from sinking in a fluid, as in water or air; to keep afloat; -- with up.
- To support or sustain; to preserve from sinking into ruin or despondency. Those old prejudices, which buoy up the ponderous mass of his nobility, wealth, and title. --Burke.
- To fix buoys to; to mark by a buoy or by buoys; as, to buoy an anchor; to buoy or buoy off a channel. Not one rock near the surface was discovered which was not buoyed by this floating weed. --Darwin.