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1 a mass or quantity of something taken up and carried, conveyed, or transported
  • the draft of an average-sized oil tanker

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2 the portion of a serving of a beverage that is swallowed at one time
  • took a long draft of the beer before putting his mug down

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3 noticeable movement of air in a particular direction
  • do you feel a draft from beneath the door?

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Synonyms & Antonyms of draft (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to pick especially for required military service
  • my grandfather was drafted to fight in a war that he opposed

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2 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form
  • draft a letter to the local newspaper giving your views on the problem

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3 to remove (liquid) gradually or completely
  • remember to draft the water from the pool so that we can close it up for the winter

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The first known use of draft was in the 13th century

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“Draft.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 November 2019.

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