Meaning of DRAFT in English

DRAFT

I. noun

drink 3, drag, drain, drench, ||peg, swig, swill

II. verb

1.

to enroll in the armed forces by compulsion

drafted when he was barely eighteen

Synonyms: conscribe, conscript; compare call up

Related Word: induct; enlist, enroll, muster (in or out); impress, press

2.

Synonyms: sketch , adumbrate, block (out), chalk (out), characterize, outline, rough (out), skeleton, skeletonize

3.

to formulate and produce

drafting plans to meet an emergency

Synonyms: draw up, formulate, frame, make, prepare

Related Word: concoct, contrive, devise, invent; fabricate, fashion, forge, form, manufacture, shape; plan, project; outline, sketch

4.

Synonyms: drain 1, draw, draw off, pump, siphon, tap

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