Synonyms for (noun) draft

Synonyms: draft, draught, drawing

Definition: the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

Similar words: pull, pulling

Definition: the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

Usage: the pull up the hill had him breathing harder; his strenuous pulling strained his back


Synonyms: draft, draught, gulp, swig

Definition: a large and hurried swallow

Usage: he finished it at a single gulp

Similar words: swallow, drink, deglutition

Definition: the act of swallowing

Usage: one swallow of the liquid was enough; he took a drink of his beer and smacked his lips


Synonyms: conscription, draft, muster, selective service

Definition: compulsory military service

Similar words: militarisation, militarization, mobilisation, mobilization

Definition: act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"


Synonyms: draft, draught

Definition: a dose of liquid medicine

Usage: he took a sleeping draft

Similar words: dosage, dose

Definition: a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time


Synonyms: draft, rough drawing

Definition: a preliminary sketch of a design or picture

Similar words: sketch, study

Definition: preliminary drawing for later elaboration

Usage: he made several studies before starting to paint


Synonyms: draft

Definition: a regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace

Similar words: regulator

Definition: any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.


Synonyms: draft, draught

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

Similar words: deepness, depth

Definition: the extent downward or backward or inward

Usage: the depth of the water; depth of a shelf; depth of a closet


Synonyms: draft, draft copy

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

Usage: a preliminary draft; the final draft of the constitution

Similar words: text, textual matter

Definition: the words of something written

Usage: there were more than a thousand words of text; they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech; he wants to reconstruct the original text


Synonyms: draft, draught, potation, tipple

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

Usage: they served beer on draft

Similar words: drink

Definition: a single serving of a beverage

Usage: I asked for a hot drink; likes a drink before dinner


Synonyms: draft, draught

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

Similar words: wind, current of air, air current

Definition: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

Usage: trees bent under the fierce winds; when there is no wind, row; the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere


Synonyms: bill of exchange, order of payment, draft

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

Similar words: negotiable instrument

Definition: an unconditional order or promise to pay an amount of money

Synonyms for (verb) draft

Synonyms: draft, enlist, muster in

Definition: engage somebody to enter the army

Similar words: enrol, enroll, enter, inscribe, recruit

Definition: register formally as a participant or member

Usage: The party recruited many new members


Synonyms: draft, draught, blueprint

Definition: make a blueprint of

Similar words: design, plan

Definition: make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form

Usage: design a better mousetrap; plan the new wing of the museum


Synonyms: draft, outline

Definition: draw up an outline or sketch for something

Usage: draft a speech

Similar words: compose, write, indite, pen

Definition: produce a literary work

Usage: She composed a poem; He wrote four novels