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draft

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of draft

  1. 1 a mass or quantity of something taken up and carried, conveyed, or transported the draft of an average-sized oil tanker Synonyms of draft burden, cargo, load, freight, haul, lading, loading, payload, weightWords Related to draft 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 of draft belt, drink, drag, gulp, nip, quaff, shot, sip, slug, snort, sup, swallow, swig, swillWords Related to draft dram, drop

  3. 3 noticeable movement of air in a particular direction do you feel a draft from beneath the door? Synonyms of draft current, windWords Related to draft 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 of draft conscribe, conscript, levy Words Related to draft impress, press; enlist, enroll (also enrol), recruit; call up; sign up, volunteer Near Antonyms of draft 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 of draft cast, craft, compose, draw up, formulate, frame, prepareWords Related to draft 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 of draft bleed, drain, draw (off), pump, siphon (also syphon), tapWords Related to draft milk; suck; clear, empty, evacuate, exhaust, vacate, vacuate, void; decant, effuse; deplete; clean, flush, purgeNear Antonyms of draft bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet; deluge, drown, flood, inundate, overflow; submerge, swampAntonyms of draft fill



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