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Synonyms for draft
dræft, drɑftdraft

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. draft

    A sketch is a rough, suggestive presentation of anything, whether graphic or literary, commonly intended to be preliminary to a more complete or extended treatment. An outline gives only the bounding or determining lines of a figure or a scene; a sketch may give not only lines, but shading and color, but is hasty and incomplete. The lines of a sketch are seldom so full and continuous as those of an outline, being, like the shading or color, little more than indications or suggestions according to which a finished picture may be made; the artist's first representation of a sunset, the hues of which change so rapidly, must of necessity be a sketch. Draft and plan apply especially to mechanical drawing, of which outline, sketch, and drawing are also used; a plan is strictly a view from above, as of a building or machine, giving the lines of a horizontal section, originally at the level of the ground, now in a wider sense at any height; as, a plan of the cellar; a plan of the attic. A mechanical drawing is always understood to be in full detail; a draft is an incomplete or unfinished drawing; a design is such a preliminary sketch as indicates the object to be accomplished or the result to be attained, and is understood to be original. One may make a drawing of any well-known mechanism, or a drawing from another man's design; but if he says, "The design is mine," he claims it as his own invention or composition. In written composition an outline gives simply the main divisions, and in the case of a sermon is often called a skeleton; a somewhat fuller suggestion of illustration, treatment, and style is given in a sketch. A lawyer's brief is a succinct statement of the main facts involved in a case, and of the main heads of his argument on points of law, with reference to authorities cited; the brief has none of the vagueness of a sketch, being sufficiently exact and complete to form, on occasion, the basis for the decision of the court without oral argument, when the case is said to be "submitted on brief." Compare DESIGN.

    Synonyms:
    brief, design, drawing, outline, picture, plan, skeleton, sketch

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. draftnoun

    Synonyms:
    copy, transfer, transcript, sketch, abstract, order, check

    Antonyms:
    original, deed, cash

  2. draftverb

    Synonyms:
    draw, drain, exhaust

    Antonyms:
    supply, replenish, import

Princeton's WordNet

  1. draft, bill of exchange, order of paymentnoun

    a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  2. draft, draughtnoun

    a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  3. draft, rough drawingnoun

    a preliminary sketch of a design or picture

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  4. draft, draught, potation, tipplenoun

    a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg

    "they served beer on draft"

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  5. draft, draft copynoun

    any of the various versions in the development of a written work

    "a preliminary draft"; "the final draft of the constitution"

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  6. draft, draughtnoun

    the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  7. draftnoun

    a regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  8. draft, draughtnoun

    a dose of liquid medicine

    "he took a sleeping draft"

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  9. conscription, muster, draft, selective servicenoun

    compulsory military service

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, muster, swig, gulp, bill of exchange, selective service, conscription, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, draft copy, order of payment

  10. gulp, draft, draught, swignoun

    a large and hurried swallow

    "he finished it at a single gulp"

    Synonyms:
    draught, potation, conscription, muster, gulp, bill of exchange, gulping, swig, tipple, drawing, rough drawing, selective service, draft copy, order of payment

  11. draft, draught, drawingverb

    the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

    Synonyms:
    draftsmanship, bill of exchange, draught, drawing, draft copy, muster, drafting, rough drawing, order of payment, tipple, lottery, conscription, gulp, swig, selective service, potation, drawing off

  12. draft, outlineverb

    draw up an outline or sketch for something

    "draft a speech"

    Synonyms:
    draught, sketch, muster in, blueprint, adumbrate, outline, enlist, delineate, limn

  13. enlist, draft, muster inverb

    engage somebody to enter the army

    Synonyms:
    draught, engage, enlist, outline, blueprint, muster in

  14. blueprint, draft, draughtverb

    make a blueprint of

    Synonyms:
    muster in, blueprint, enlist, outline, draught

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. draftnoun

    Synonyms:
    drawing, selection

  2. draftnoun

    Synonyms:
    bill of exchange

  3. draftnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Written also Draught.] outline, delineation, rough sketch, rough copy

  4. draftverb

    Synonyms:
    detach, select

  5. draftverb

    Synonyms:
    make an outline of, make a draft of, make a rough sketch of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. draftnoun

    Synonyms:
    drawing, draught, bill of exchange, delineation, sketch, current of air, conscript, conscription

    Associated words:
    conscript (one drafted)

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. draft

    Synonyms:
    A dose or "potion"

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How to use draft in a sentence?

  1. The NFL:

    Just months after executing a safe and successful Super Bowl LV, we look forward to bringing the excitement of our Draft traditions to fans in collaboration with the Browns, Destination Cleveland, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, the City of Cleveland, and all of our local Cleveland partners.

  2. Commissioner Roger Goodell:

    The theme of hope is always prevalent in the NFL, especially with regard to the Draft, in 2020, that's especially true, as we help honor healthcare workers, first responders, and others on the front lines of the battle with COVID-19 while giving our fans something to cheer about.

  3. The NFL:

    Chosen by each of the 32 clubs to serve as their Draft ambassadors, fans selected to the ‘Inner Circle’ will have a front row seat to the NFL Draft Main Stage to cheer on their team's picks, to further the NFL's efforts in promoting the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine when available, and consistent with guidance from the CDC, fans selected to sit in the ‘Inner Circle’ must be fully vaccinated.

  4. Ed Matthew:

    There are different kinds of insulation measures, cavity wall insulation, loft insulation and draft-proofing are very cost-effective, while solid wall installation is much more complex and expensive.

  5. Dag Hammarskjld:

    I am the vessel. The draft is God's. And God is the thirsty one.


Translations for draft

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  • مُسْوَدَّة, مسودةArabic
  • газене, течение, набор, чек, платежно нареждане, чернова, скица, глътка, тяга, скицирам, мобилизирамBulgarian
  • esborrany, esbósCatalan, Valencian
  • koncept, náčrt, skica, odvod, návrh, průvan, hlt, povolatCzech
  • kladdeDanish
  • vom Fass, Zugluft, Musterung, Entwurf, Tiefgang, zeichnen, auswählen, entwerfen, abkommandieren, einberufenGerman
  • reclutamiento, borrador, esbozo, leva, conscripción, de baril, de grifo, reclutarSpanish
  • süvis, sõjaväekohustus, tõmbetuul, lonks, visand, visandama, lähetamaEstonian
  • luonnos, veto, asevelvollisuus, hana, varaustilaisuus, syväys, maksumääräys, kulaus, varaus, kirjoittaa, kutsua palvelukseen, luonnostellaFinnish
  • brouillon, ébauche, courant d'air, gorgée, tirant, conscription, ébaucherFrench
  • gairmScottish Gaelic
  • draghtManx
  • טְיוּטָה, גִיּוּסHebrew
  • vázlatHungarian
  • minuta, brutta copia, aspirazione, tiraggio, aspiratore, assegno, tratta, alla spina, mandato, bozza, spiffero, bozzetto, schizzo, pescaggio, cambiale, effetto, mandato di pagamento, sorso, leva, arruolare, abbozzare, stendereItalian
  • 下書きJapanese
  • capturamLatin
  • ສົດLao
  • kauanu, hukihukiMāori
  • нацрт, провев, скица, промаја, меницаMacedonian
  • vat, kladversie, sketch, kladje, aanzet, tocht, trek, wissel, cheque, slok, lichting, diepgang, schets, getapt, ronselen, wetsontwerp, oproepen, ontwerpDutch
  • skisse, utkast, trekk, tvungen militærtjeneste, kladd, slurk, verneplikt, kladde, skissere, utskriveNorwegian
  • cug, przelew, przeciąg, pobór, z kija, zarys, szkic, zanurzenie, łyk, ciąg, beczkowy, pisać, powołaćPolish
  • calado, corrente, trago, rascunho, esboço, cheque, gole, alistamento, esboçar, recrutar, alistarPortuguese
  • plan, cec, ciorna, schiță, înrolare, tiraj, curent de aer, concept, pescaj, recrutare, suflareRomanian
  • черновик, сквозняк, глоток, призыв, эскиз, набросок, тратта, переводной вексельRussian
  • värvning, utkast, skiss, drag, slurk, värnplikt, utskrivning, svep, svälj, rekrytera, kommendera, skissa, värvaSwedish
  • mpepeaSwahili
  • ร่างThai
  • taslakTurkish
  • nhápVietnamese
  • 草案Chinese

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