drift (drft) v. drift·ed, drift·ing, drifts
a) To be carried along by currents of air or water: a balloon drifting eastward; as the wreckage drifted toward shore.
b) To proceed or move unhurriedly and smoothly.
c) To move leisurely or sporadically from place to place, especially without purpose or regular employment
d) To wander from a set course or point of attention; stray.
e) To be piled up in banks or heaps by the force of a current: snow drifting to five feet.