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Another word for draft

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Noun
  1. The act of drawing or pulling a load

      1. The act of drawing or pulling, especially the drawing of a vehicle or load over a surface by motor power.
      2. The condition of being drawn or pulled.
      3. Pulling power, as of a draft animal or engine.
      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. To pull or drag forcibly:
      2. To transport, as with a truck or cart:
      3. To cause (oneself) to move, especially slowly or laboriously:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. To pull along with difficulty or effort; haul:
      2. To cause to trail along a surface, especially the ground:
      3. To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
    See also:

    push

  2. An act of drinking or the amount swallowed

      1. A flexible band, as of leather or cloth, worn around the waist or over a shoulder to support clothing, secure tools or weapons, or serve as decoration.
      2. Something resembling a belt, as a number of machine-gun rounds attached together in a strip.
      3. An encircling route.
      1. A deep draft, especially of liquor; a gulp.
      2. To drink (liquid) or engage in drinking liquid in great gulps.
      1. To drink greedily or grossly:
      2. To follow the ingestion of (food, for example) with the ingestion of a liquid:
      3. To flood with water, as for washing or rinsing:
      1. To eat or drink (something) or engage in eating or drinking by taking small swallows or mouthfuls:
      2. A small swallow or mouthful of liquid food; a sip.
      1. To drink in small quantities.
      2. To drink from in sips.
      3. To drink something in sips.
      1. To drink (a beverage) heartily:
      2. To drink a liquid heartily:
      3. A hearty draft of liquid.
      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. To remove from a fixed position; extract:
      3. To tug at; jerk or tweak:
      1. The act of drinking.
      2. A drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
      1. To take into the mouth and swallow (a liquid).
      2. To swallow the liquid contents of (a vessel):
      3. To take in or soak up; absorb:
    See also:

    mouth

  3. Compulsory enrollment in military service

      1. To impose (a tax or fine, for example) on someone.
      2. To impose a tax, fine, or other punishment on (a person or business).
      3. To enlist or conscript into military service:
      1. The act or an instance of inducting.
      2. A ceremony or formal act by which a person is inducted, as into office or military service.
      3. The generation of electromotive force in a closed circuit by a varying magnetic flux through the circuit.
      1. Compulsory enrollment, especially for the armed forces; draft.
      2. A monetary payment exacted by a government in wartime.
    See also:

    give

  4. A preliminary plan or version, as of a written work

      1. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      2. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
      3. A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story.
      1. The internal structure that protects and supports the soft organs, tissues, and other parts of a vertebrate organism, and is composed of bone and cartilage or, in certain animals, cartilage alone.
      2. The hard external structure that supports, protects, or contains the body of many invertebrates, such as mollusks, crustaceans, and corals, and certain vertebrates, such as turtles.
      3. A supporting structure or framework, as of a building.
      1. Having a surface marked by irregularities, protuberances, or ridges; not smooth:
      2. Coarse or shaggy to the touch:
      3. Difficult to travel over or through:
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
Verb
  1. To enroll compulsorily in military service

      1. To impose (a tax or fine, for example) on someone.
      2. To impose a tax, fine, or other punishment on (a person or business).
      3. To enlist or conscript into military service:
      1. To place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; install:
      2. To admit as a member; receive.
      3. To admit to military service:
      1. One compulsorily enrolled for service, especially in the armed forces; a draftee.
      2. Enrolled compulsorily; drafted.
      3. To enroll compulsorily into service; draft.
    See also:

    give

  2. To draw up a preliminary plan or version of

    See also:

    planned

  3. To devise and set down

    See also:

    words

Another word for draft

Noun
  1. A preliminary sketch

      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
      1. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      2. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
      3. A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story.
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of plan
      2. plural form of plan
      3. Arrangements to go on a trip.
  2. A drink

      1. A specified quantity of a therapeutic agent, such as medicine, prescribed to be taken at one time or at stated intervals.
      2. The amount of radiation administered as therapy to a given site.
      3. An ingredient added, especially to wine, to impart flavor or strength.
      1. To drink (a beverage) heartily:
      2. To drink a liquid heartily:
      3. A hearty draft of liquid.
      1. Any of a large class of materials with highly variable mechanical and optical properties that solidify from the molten state without crystallization, are typically made by silicates fusing with boric oxide, aluminum oxide, or phosphorus pentoxide, are generally hard, brittle, and transparent or translucent, and are considered to be supercooled liquids rather than true solids.
      2. A drinking vessel.
      3. A mirror.
      1. To cause (food or drink, for example) to pass through the mouth and throat into the stomach.
      2. To put up with (something unpleasant):
      3. To refrain from expressing; suppress:
    See also:

    drink

  3. A breeze

    See also:

    wind

  4. A contrivance for controlling the flow of air

    See also:

    valve

  5. An order for payment

      1. A promise to pay a debt, especially a signed paper stating the specific amount owed and often bearing the letters IOU.
      1. A letter issued by a bank authorizing the bearer to draw a stated amount of money from the issuing bank, its branches, or other associated banks or agencies.
      1. A certificate or voucher acknowledging a debt.
      2. An unsecured bond issued by a civil or governmental corporation or agency and backed only by the credit standing of the issuer.
      3. A customhouse certificate providing for the payment of a drawback.
      1. Something, such as a fetter, cord, or band, that binds, ties, or fastens things together.
      2. Confinement in prison; captivity.
      3. A uniting force or tie; a link:
      1. A code or detachable part of a ticket, card, or advertisement that entitles the holder to a certain benefit, such as a cash refund or a gift.
      2. A periodic interest payment due to the holder of a bond.
      3. The interest rate of a bond that pays a coupon.
      1. A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
      2. A voucher authorizing payment or receipt of money.
      3. An option to buy stock at a specified price from an issuing company.
      1. A negotiable written promise to pay a specified sum of money on demand or at a particular time.
      1. The act of receiving:
      2. The fact of being or having been received:
      3. A quantity or amount received:
      1. An order for the payment of a specified amount of money, usually issued and payable at a bank or post office.
      1. a draft or bill of exchange drawn by a bank on another bank
      1. A check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by the bank's cashier.
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
    See also:

    check

  6. The selection of troops

Verb
  1. To make a rough plan

      1. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      2. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
      3. A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story.
      1. To draw or depict:
      2. To describe or characterize in words:
      3. To mark, form, or show the outline or border of:
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
  2. To select for military service

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