HyperDic: raft

English > 6 senses of the word raft:
NOUNartifactrafta flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
quantityraft, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent
artifactraft, raft foundation, mata foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete
VERBmotionrafttransport on a raft
motionrafttravel by raft in water
creationraftmake into a raft
raft > pronunciation
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English > raft: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers.
Narrowerbalsa raft, Kon TikiA light raft made of balsa
life raft, Carling floatA raft to use if a ship must be abandoned in an emergency
BroaderfloatSomething that floats on the surface of water
Spanishalmadía, balsa, patera
Catalanrai
Verbsraftmake into a raft
rafttravel by raft in water
rafttransport on a raft
English > raft: 6 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning(often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent.
Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
Narrowerflood, inundation, deluge, torrentAn overwhelming number or amount
haymowA mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation
Broaderlarge indefinite quantity, large indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Spanishavalancha, barbaridad, bestialidad, burrada, cantidad, cúmulo, enormidad, fajo, lote, mogollón, montaña, montón, multitud, passel, pila
Catalanapilament, apilotament, castell, cúmul, estiba, feix, lot, manyoc, muntanya, munt, passel, pila, pilot, quantitat, tou
English > raft: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete.
Synonymsraft foundation, mat
Broaderfoundation, base, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructureLowest support of a structure
English > raft: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningtransport on a raft.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"raft wood down a river"
Categorynavigation, pilotage, pilotingThe guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
BroadertransportMove something or somebody around
Similar torafttravel by raft in water
Spanishtransportar en balsa
Nounsrafta flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
English > raft: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningtravel by raft in water.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey raft the river; They raft down the river
Example"Raft the Colorado River"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Similar torafttransport on a raft
Nounsrafta flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
raftersomeone who travels by raft
English > raft: 6 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningmake into a raft.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"raft these logs"
Broadermanufacture, fabricate, constructPut together out of artificial or natural components or parts
Spanishhacer balsas
Nounsrafta flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers

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