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Definitions of draft

  1. To draw the outline of; to delineate. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To compose and write; as, to draft a memorial. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To draw from a military band or post, or from any district, company, or society; to detach; to select. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To transfer by draft. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To sketch out; select for military service by drawing numbers. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To draw an outline of: to compose and write: to draw off: to detach. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To make a draft of; detach. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To conscript. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. engage somebody to enter the army Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. To draw an outline of; to compose and write; to draw off; to select; to detach. See Draught. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To draw men from a body of soldiers for service else-where; to select or detach; to draw out or delineate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. compulsory military service Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. a dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a preliminary sketch of a design or picture Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. a regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. preliminary version of a written work Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. The depth to which a vessel sinks in the water. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. A written order for the payment of money, such as a check. The person who writes the draft is called the drawer, the person who holds the money -- for example, the bank -- is called the drawee, and the person who ultimately receives the money is called the payee. After receiving the draft, the payee can demand payment at any time unless the draft specifies a particular time for payment. Also called a bill of exchange. A preliminary version of a written document, such as a law or a legal brief, that is ready for revision or correction. To select for some purpose, such as military service.
  23. A sketch or outline; bill of exchange; an order for money; the plan of recruiting soldiers by conscription, rather than by enlistment; a contingent of new soldiers; the depth of water a vessel draws or to which she sinks; a current of air; a drink. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. The act of drinking; a drink. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Anything drawn: a selection of men from an army, etc.: an order for the payment of money: lines drawn for a plan: a rough sketch: the depth to which a vessel sinks in water. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. Anything drawn; a drawing; sketch or plan; order for money; troops drawn from an army, or from the people; floating depth of a ship. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. A current of air. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. The act of drawing; a haul; pull; drag. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. A plan; sketch. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A money order; bill of exchange. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. A military or naval conscription. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. An exhausting demand. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. The act of drawing; anything drawn off; a body of men or ships drawn off or detached for a special service; an order for the payment of money; a drawing of lines for a plan; outline; sketch; depth of water necessary to float a ship. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. A body of men taken from an army or any part of it, or from a district; a detachment of soldiers; a cheque or order on a bank for money; a bill of exchange; a sketch; an outline or plan on paper. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  35. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as Draught. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for draft

  1. The draft of my will. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  2. And of the draft of two hundred who went out with me only one other and myself remain." – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
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