HyperDic: draft

English > 14 senses of the word draft:
NOUNpossessiondraft, bill of exchange, order of paymenta document ordering the payment of money
phenomenondraft, draughta current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
artifactdraft, rough drawinga preliminary sketch of a design or picture
fooddraft, draught, potation, tipplea serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
communicationdraft, draft copyany of the various versions in the development of a written work
attributedraft, draughtthe depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
artifactdrafta regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace
artifactdraft, draughta dose of liquid medicine
actdraft, conscription, muster, selective servicecompulsory military service
actdraft, gulp, draught, swiga large and hurried swallow
actdraft, draught, drawingthe act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
VERBcreationdraft, outlinedraw up an outline or sketch for something
competitiondraft, enlist, muster inengage somebody to enter the army
creationdraft, blueprint, draughtmake a blueprint of
draft > pronunciation
Soundsdrae'ft
Rhymesaft ... witchcraft: 29 rhymes with aeft...
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another.
Synonymsbill of exchange, order of payment
Narroweracceptance, banker's acceptance(banking) a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank
bank draft, banker's draftA draft drawn by a bank against funds deposited in another bank
check, bank check, chequeA written order directing a bank to pay money
dividend warrantAn order of payment (such as a check payable to a shareholder) in which a dividend is paid
foreign bill, foreign draftA bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made payable in another
inland billA bill of exchange that is both drawn and made payable in the same country
money order, postal orderA written order for the payment of a sum to a named individual
overdraftA draft in excess of the credit balance
redraftA draft for the amount of a dishonored draft plus the costs and charges of drafting again
sight draft, sight billA draft payable on presentation
time draft, time billA draft payable at a specified future date
trade acceptanceA bill of exchange for a specific purchase
Broadernegotiable instrumentAn unconditional order or promise to pay an amount of money
Spanishletra de cambio, letra, libramiento, libranza
Catalanlletra de canvi, lletra, lliurament, lliurança
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningA current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle).
Synonymdraught
NarrowerdowndraftA strong downward air current
updraftA strong upward air current
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishcorriente de aire, corriente
Catalancorrent d'aire, corrent
Adjectivesdraftynot airtight
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA preliminary sketch of a design or picture.
Synonymrough drawing
Broadersketch, studypreliminary drawing for later elaboration
Spanishboceto, bosquejo
Catalanesbós
Verbsdraftmake a blueprint of
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningA serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg.
Example"they served beer on draft"
Synonymsdraught, potation, tipple
NarrowerquaffA hearty draft
BroaderdrinkA single serving of a beverage
Spanishtrago
Catalanglop
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningAny of the various versions in the development of a written work.
Examples
  • "a preliminary draft"
  • "the final draft of the constitution"
Synonymdraft copy
Broadertext, textual matterThe words of something written
Spanishborrador, bosquejo
Catalanesborrany
Verbsdraftdraw up an outline or sketch for something
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningThe depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded).
Synonymdraught
Broaderdepth, deepnessThe extent downward or backward or inward
Spanishcalado
Adjectivesshallow-draft, shallow-draughtof vessels whose keel is not far below the waterline
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace.
BroaderregulatorAny of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA dose of liquid medicine.
Example"he took a sleeping draft"
Synonymdraught
Broaderdose, dosageA measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
Spanishtrago
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 9, act
Meaningcompulsory military service.
Synonymsconscription, muster, selective service
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerlevy, levy en masseThe act of drafting into military service
Broadermobilization, mobilisation, militarization, militarisationAct of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency / emergency
Spanishconscripción, llamada a filas, mili, reclutamiento, revista, servicio militar, servicio militar obligatorio, servicio militar selectivo
Catalanlleva, servei militar
Verbsdraftengage somebody to enter the army
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 10, act
MeaningA large and hurried swallow.
Synonymsgulp, draught, swig
Broaderswallow, drink, deglutitionThe act of swallowing
Spanishlatigazo, lingotazo, pelotazo, tragantada, trago, trinquis
Catalanglopada, glop, trago
English > draft: 14 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningThe act of moving a load by drawing or pulling.
Synonymsdraught, drawing
Broaderpull, pullingThe act of pulling
English > draft: 14 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningdraw up an outline or sketch for something.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he draft his major works over a short period of time?
Example"draft a speech"
Synonymoutline
Categorywriting, authorship, composition, penningThe act of creating written works
Broaderwrite, compose, pen, inditeproduce a literary work
Spanishbosquejar, esbozar, esquematizar, hacer un borrador
Nounsdraftany of the various versions in the development of a written work
draftera writer of a draft
draftingwriting a first version to be filled out and polished later
English > draft: 14 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningEngage somebody to enter the army.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsenlist, muster in
Narrowerrecruit, levy, raiseCause to assemble or enlist in the military
Broaderenroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruitregister formally as a participant or member
Oppositedischarge, muster outRelease from military service
Spanishalistar, enrolar
Catalanallistar-se, allistar, enrolar-se, reclutar
Nounsdraftcompulsory military service
drafteesomeone who is drafted into military service
English > draft: 14 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningmake a blueprint of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsblueprint, draught
Broaderdesign, planmake a design of
Spanishbosquejar, corriente de aire, esbozar, esquematizar, hacer un borrador
Nounsdrafta preliminary sketch of a design or picture
draftingthe craft of drawing blueprints

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