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Synonyms for draft
dræft, drɑft

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. draft, bill of exchange, order of payment(noun)

    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, draught(noun)

    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 drawing(noun)

    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, tipple(noun)

    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 copy(noun)

    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, draught(noun)

    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. draft(noun)

    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, draught(noun)

    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 service(noun)

    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, swig(noun)

    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, drawing(verb)

    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, outline(verb)

    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 in(verb)

    engage somebody to enter the army

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

  14. blueprint, draft, draught(verb)

    make a blueprint of

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

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. draft(n)

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

    Antonyms:
    original, deed, cash

  2. draft(v)

    Synonyms:
    draw, drain, exhaust

    Antonyms:
    supply, replenish, import

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. draft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    drawing, selection

  2. draft(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bill of exchange

  3. draft(n.)

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

  4. draft(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    detach, select

  5. draft(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. draft(n)

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

    Associated words:
    conscript (one drafted)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "draft":

    project, proposed, projects, bill, bills, proposal, proyecto, eraser, drafting, provisional, tentative, preliminary, projet, text

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. Barack Obama:

    This by definition was a compromise bill. This is what is produced when you have a divided government that the American people voted for, had I been able to draft my own legislation, get it passed without any Republican votes, I suspect it would be slightly different.

  2. Tom Fitton:

    Judicial Watch has confirmed the existence of draft indictments of Hillary Clinton for her lies and obstruction in the Whitewater bank fraud investigation, the Obama administration is refusing to release these records out of concern for Hillary Clinton's privacy.

  3. Eric Schultz:

    The US did not draft this resolution nor did the US introduce this resolution, the Egyptians, in partnership with the Palestinians, are the ones who began circulating an earlier draft of the resolution. The Egyptians are the ones who moved it forward on Friday. And we took the position that we did when it was put to a vote. The White House already has acknowledged Obama made the decision for U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power to abstain. Unclear was how involved the Obama administration was in crafting and pushing the resolution itself – which initially was put forward by Egypt, and then pursued as well by New Zealand, Malaysia, Senegal and Venezuela. Netanyahu told his cabinet on Sunday that while the U.S. and Israel for decades had disagreed on settlements, they had an understanding that such action before the U.N. Security Council would make peace negotiations harder.

  4. Mustafa Sen:

    A decision (on the AKP draft) could be reached before the summer ... We are not writing a 10-volume novel. It must not be a text of more than 60-70 articles.

  5. Josh Hawley:

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Capitol Hill Saturday. The current draft legislation, rolled out by the Senate GOP andobtained by Fox News on Thursday, would provide payments of up to $ 1,200 per person. They would be phased down at adjusted gross income thresholds of $ 75,000 for individuals and $ 150,000 per couple. Additionally, there would be $ 500 payments for each child. The amount, though, is slated to then be reduced by $ 5 for each $ 100 a taxpayers income exceeds the legislations threshold. The amount is reduced to zero for single taxpayers with incomes exceeding $ 99,000 and $ 198,000 for joint filers. The legislation also outlined $ 300 billion for small businesses to keep furloughed and laid-off workers on the payroll and $ 208 billion in loans to airlines and other industries. Some Republicans have objected to certain measures outlined in the bill, and most Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, have sounded the alarm saying the measure does not go far enough in protecting American families, and is too focused on corporations. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced an amendment to McConnells plan on Saturday, which aimed to expand relief forlow-income and middle-income Americans.Hawleys plan lowers the threshold for Americans to qualify for the $ 1,200 relief. In order to qualify, under Josh Hawley amendment, an individual must be a U.S. citizen with a Social Security number. Under McConnells plan, an individual must file taxes and have an income greater than $ 0 in order to qualify, which Josh Hawley says leaves behind Americans who are disabled, or living in public housing that dont file taxes due to not having any true income of their own. During this emergency our focus should be on helping every American who needs it, including especially our most vulnerable citizens, excluding or penalizing families with lower incomes doesnt make sense. Congress should prioritize lower-income and middle-class families through this crisis. Meanwhile, White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland declined to share specific details Capitol Hill Saturday on whether all GOP senators were on board with the ongoing discussions over the stimulus package.


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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