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  Definition of draft
  1. the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
  2. a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"
  3. compulsory military service
  4. a dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft"
  5. a preliminary sketch of a design or picture
  6. a regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace
  7. the depth of a vessel''s keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
  8. preliminary version of a written work
  9. a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft"
  10. a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)
  11. a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
  12. engage somebody to enter the army
  13. make a blueprint of
  14. draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"
Similar Words: draught, drawing, gulp, swig, conscription, muster, selective service, rough drawing, draft copy, potation, tipple, bill of exchange, order of payment, enlist, muster in, blueprint, outline

 

Hyponyms: levy, levy en masse, quaff, updraft, downdraft, 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, recruit, raise

 

Derivational Morphology: pull, draw, force, gulp, quaff, swig, enlist, muster in, muster, conscript, blueprint, draught, outline, tipple, bib, conscription, selective service, draftee, inductee, enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour, recruit, enlistee, recruitment, enlisting, rough drawing, drafting, mechanical drawing, design, pattern, schema, scheme, draft copy, drafter

 

 
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