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DRAUGHT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does draught mean? 

DRAUGHT (noun)
  The noun DRAUGHT has 6 senses:

1. a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
2. a large and hurried swallow
3. a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)
4. the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
5. a dose of liquid medicine
6. the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

  Familiarity information: DRAUGHT used as a noun is common.


DRAUGHT (verb)
  The verb DRAUGHT has 1 sense:

1. make a blueprint of

  Familiarity information: DRAUGHT used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DRAUGHT (noun)


Sense 1draught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

draught; potation; tipple; draft

Context example:

they served beer on draft

Hypernyms ("draught" is a kind of...):

drink (a single serving of a beverage)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "draught"):

quaff (a hearty draft)


Sense 2draught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A large and hurried swallow

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

swig; gulp; draught; draft

Context example:

he finished it at a single gulp

Hypernyms ("draught" is a kind of...):

deglutition; drink; swallow (the act of swallowing)


Sense 3draught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Synonyms:

draft; draught

Hypernyms ("draught" is a kind of...):

air current; current of air; wind (air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "draught"):

updraft (a strong upward air current)

downdraft (a strong downward air current)


Sense 4draught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

draught; draft

Hypernyms ("draught" is a kind of...):

depth (extent downward or backward or inward)


Sense 5draught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A dose of liquid medicine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

draught; draft

Context example:

he took a sleeping draft

Hypernyms ("draught" is a kind of...):

dose (a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time)


Sense 6draught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

draught; drawing; draft

Hypernyms ("draught" is a kind of...):

pull; pulling (the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you)


DRAUGHT (verb)


Sense 1draught [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a blueprint of

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

blueprint; draught; draft

Hypernyms (to "draught" is one way to...):

design; plan (make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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