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draft

noun

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  1. 1 a mass or quantity of something taken up and carried, conveyed, or transported the draft of an average-sized oil tanker Synonyms burden, cargo, load, freight, haul, lading, loading, payload, weightRelated Words consignment; boatload, carload, shipload, trainload, truckload, wagonload; ballast, deadweight; overload, surcharge; bale, bundle, pack, package, packet, parcel, shipment; manifest; body, bulk, mass

  2. 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 Synonyms belt, drink, drag, gulp, nip, quaff, shot, sip, slug, snort, sup, swallow, swig, swillRelated Words dram, drop

  3. 3 noticeable movement of air in a particular direction do you feel a draft from beneath the door? Synonyms current, windRelated Words blast, blow, flurry, gale, gust, headwind, squall, tailwind, tempest, tornado, windstorm; breath, breeze, puff, waft, zephyr


draft

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of draft

  1. 1 to pick especially for required military service my grandfather was drafted to fight in a war that he opposed Synonyms conscribe, conscript, levy Related Words impress, press; enlist, enroll (also enrol), recruit; call up; sign up, volunteer Near Antonyms discharge, muster out

  2. 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 Synonyms cast, craft, compose, draw up, formulate, frame, prepareRelated Words fabricate, fashion, form, mold, sculpture, shape; couch, express, phrase, state, verbalize, word; author, indite, pen, write; conceive, concoct, devise; build, construct, make; assemble, compound, piece (together); redraft, reformulate, reframe

  3. 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 Synonyms bleed, drain, draw (off), pump, siphon (also syphon), tapRelated Words milk; suck; clear, empty, evacuate, exhaust, vacate, vacuate, void; decant, effuse; deplete; clean, flush, purgeNear Antonyms bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet; deluge, drown, flood, inundate, overflow; submerge, swampAntonyms fill


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