Definition for draft

noun as in something formulated; plan

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blueprint, outline, version

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abstract, delineation

noun as in check for paying money

noun as in gust of air

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breeze, current, eddy, puff, wind

noun as in military conscription

noun as in drink of beverage

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drag, drain, drench, glass, peg, quaff, swallow, swig, swill

verb as in formulate

verb as in select for military force

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Example Sentences

That’s according to a draft study, led by researchers at the University of Nevada and posted online.

They have a stealthy hull and shallow draft, but some models are difficult to fish from while standing up.

The draft language is largely focused on closing the achievement gap between different racial groups, but also broadly steers the district toward the removal of institutional biases.

Hines-Allen’s defense helped get her drafted out of Louisville, with the 19th overall pick in 2018.

While they still had a chance at the playoffs in the East, the Rangers’ 79 points through 70 games were only the fifth-most points amassed by the teams eligible for Monday’s draft lottery and the sixth-most points per game.

But if that is the low bar for defining a war, then I hope the draft is reinstated.

Draft Day, his Ivan Reitman-directed film about the NFL draft, grossed just $28 million at the domestic box office.

To some, this means being able to draft an email while booking a flight.

Cervecerías Barú resolved problems with their draft system that prohibited them from selling on tap for almost seven years.

A notably large Irish contingent took part in the infamous draft riots because they did not want to compete for jobs with blacks.

Instead of obeying, the officers and men held a mass meeting to draft their remonstrance to the Directory.

In the original draft of the instructions was a curious paragraph which, on second thoughts, it was determined to omit.

The necktie had made a heavy draft on him, and twenty cents was all he could find in either pocket.

The draft being in Latin, the country was called Terra Mari, in honor of the queen.

Ill-natured people said that he married in order to have an excuse to get a holiday in which to draft his measure.


On this page you'll find 214 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to draft, such as: blueprint, outline, version, abstract, delineation, and preliminary form.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.