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1 an occupation requiring skillful use of the hands
  • an expert in the craft of cabinetmaking

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4 skill in achieving one's ends through indirect, subtle, or underhanded means
  • celebrated in political circles for his craft, he's the legislator who knows how to get bills passed

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5 subtle or imaginative ability in inventing, devising, or executing something
  • a really ingenious household appliance that shows a lot of craft on the part of its inventors

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Synonyms of craft (Entry 2 of 2)

to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form
  • spent hours crafting the perfect letter of recommendation for her prize student

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art, skill, cunning, artifice, craft mean the faculty of executing well what one has devised. art implies a personal, unanalyzable creative power. the art of choosing the right word skill stresses technical knowledge and proficiency. the skill of a glassblower cunning suggests ingenuity and subtlety in devising, inventing, or executing. a mystery plotted with great cunning artifice suggests technical skill especially in imitating things in nature. believed realism in film could be achieved only by artifice craft may imply expertness in workmanship. the craft of a master goldsmith

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The first known use of craft was before the 12th century

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“Craft.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 17 January 2020.

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