Synonyms of draft


1. draft, bill of exchange, order of payment, negotiable instrument

usage: a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another

2. draft, draught, wind, air current, current of air

usage: a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)

3. draft, rough drawing, sketch, study

usage: a preliminary sketch of a design or picture

4. draft, draught, potation, tipple, drink

usage: a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft"

5. draft, draft copy, text, textual matter

usage: any of the various versions in the development of a written work; "a preliminary draft"; "the final draft of the constitution"

6. draft, draught, depth, deepness

usage: the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)

7. draft, regulator

usage: a regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace

8. draft, draught, dose, dosage

usage: a dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft"

9. conscription, muster, draft, selective service, mobilization, mobilisation, militarization, militarisation

usage: compulsory military service

10. gulp, draft, draught, swig, swallow, drink, deglutition

usage: a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"

11. draft, draught, drawing, pull, pulling

usage: the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling


1. draft, outline, write, compose, pen, indite

usage: draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"

2. enlist, draft, muster in, enroll, inscribe, enter, enrol, recruit

usage: engage somebody to enter the army

3. blueprint, draft, draught, design, plan

usage: make a blueprint of

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Definition and meaning of draft (Dictionary)