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Definition 1: the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for draught in the sense of this definition

(draught is a kind of ...) the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

"the pull up the hill had him breathing harder" "his strenuous pulling strained his back"

Definition 2: a large and hurried swallow - [noun denoting act]

Samples where draught or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he finished it at a single gulp

Synonyms for draught in the sense of this definition

(draught is a kind of ...) the act of swallowing

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

Definition 3: a dose of liquid medicine - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where draught or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he took a sleeping draft

Synonyms for draught in the sense of this definition

(draught is a kind of ...) a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time

Definition 4: the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded) - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for draught in the sense of this definition

(draught is a kind of ...) the extent downward or backward or inward

"the depth of the water" "depth of a shelf" "depth of a closet"

Definition 5: a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg - [noun denoting food]

Samples where draught or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they served beer on draft

Synonyms for draught in the sense of this definition

(draught is a kind of ...) a single serving of a beverage

"I asked for a hot drink" "likes a drink before dinner"

(... is a kind of draught ) a hearty draft

Definition 6: a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle) - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for draught in the sense of this definition

(draught is a kind of ...) air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

"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"

(... is a kind of draught ) a strong upward air current

(... is a kind of draught ) a strong downward air current

Definition 7: make a blueprint of - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for draught in the sense of this definition

(draught is a kind of ...) make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form

"design a better mousetrap" "plan the new wing of the museum"

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