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draft

 
Noun draft has 11 senses
  1. draft, bill of exchange, order of payment - a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
    --1 is a kind of negotiable instrument
    --1 has particulars:
     overdraft; foreign bill, foreign draft; inland bill; redraft; trade acceptance; bank draft, banker's draft; dividend warrant; money order, postal order; acceptance, banker's acceptance; check, bank check, cheque; sight draft, sight bill; time draft, time bill
  2. draft, draught - a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)
    --2 is a kind of wind, air current, current of air
    --2 has particulars: updraft; downdraft
  3. draft, rough drawing - a preliminary sketch of a design or picture
    --3 is a kind of sketch, study
    Derived form: verb draft3
  4. draft, draught, potation, tipple - a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft"
    --4 is a kind of drink
    --4 has particulars: quaff
  5. draft, draft copy - preliminary version of a written work
    --5 is a kind of text, textual matter
    Derived form: verb draft1
  6. draft, draught - the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
    --6 is a kind of depth
  7. draft - a regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace
    --7 is a kind of
    regulator
  8. draft, draught - a dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft"
    --8 is a kind of dose
  9. conscription, muster, draft, selective service - compulsory military service
    --9 is a kind of mobilization, mobilisation, militarization, militarisation
    --9 has particulars: levy, levy en masse
    Derived form: verb draft2
  10. gulp, draft, draught, swig - a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"
    --10 is a kind of swallow, drink, deglutition
  11. draft, draught, drawing - the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
    --11 is a kind of pull, pulling
Verb draft has 3 senses
  1. draft, outline - draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"
    --1 is one way to write, compose, pen, indite
    Derived forms: noun draft5, noun drafter1, noun drafting1
    Sample sentence:
    Did he draft his major works over a short period of time?
  2. enlist, draft, muster in - engage somebody to enter the army
    --2 is one way to enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit
    Derived forms: noun draft9, noun draftee1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. blueprint, draft, draught - make a blueprint of
    --3 is one way to design, plan
    Derived forms: noun draft3, noun drafting2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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