draft


draft
n
1. drawing, sketch, line drawing, delineation, picture; design, chart, diagram, blueprint.
2. preliminary form, rough sketch, outline, skeleton; plan, survey, overview, conspectus; formulation, framing, plot, strategy, Inf. game plan; composition, inditement.
3. conscription, levy, induction; lottery, selection. See conscription(def.1).
4. air current, flow, inflow, influx, stream; breath, puff, whiff; breeze, wind; chill.
5.(often draught) drink, swallow, dose, quaff, potation, potion; sip, nip, Inf. swig, Inf. bracer.
6. check, Brit. cheque, money order, bill of exchange; debenture, Commerce. drawback.
7. drawing out, drawing from, taking; requisition, demand, order, claim; drain, outflow, withdrawal, depletion.
8. haulage, force; pull, tug, heave; haul, load, burden, baggage, freight, cargo, lading.
9. air regulator, damper, movable plate, check, stop, hindrance; vent, ventilator.
10. beast of burden; donkey, mule, ox.
v
11. draw, Archaic. limn, sketch, delineate; etch; trace, outline, diagram, design.
12. write, compose, put together, draw up; formulate, frame, plan, block out.
13. conscript, impress. See conscript(def.1).
14. draw, pull, haul, drag, tow, tug, yank.
adj
15. tentative, proposed, preliminary, trial, provisional, temporary, speculative; flexible, adaptable, unsettled, unfinished, incomplete, undeveloped; outline, skeletal, sketchy, rough, diagrammatic.
16.(usu. of beer) on tap, cask-drawn, from a cask.
17.(usu. of animals) drawing, hauling, pulling.

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