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Noun
Plural for a preliminary outline for a plan
“Farmers will provide input into each draft of the plan so it better accommodates their needs.”
Noun
Plural for a (rough) sketch, design or diagram, typically used for design or construction
“Hooke produced a draft of the building and was ordered to begin work on its construction.”
Noun
Plural for a plan or suggestion put forward for consideration by others
“The Secretary-General shall prepare a draft budget for the several institutions of the Union and submit his draft for approval to the Committee of Ministers.”
Noun
Plural for an order for money to be paid (such as a check)
“She has contacted her bank in Boston to send a draft to pay the rest of the mortgage.”
Noun
Plural for a body of air moving in a definite direction
“Upon entering the home, we felt a draft blowing through a broken window.”
Noun
Plural for a single portion of a liquid that is, or will be, imbibed
“He set down the sherry decanter and poured a draft of whiskey for himself.”
Noun
Plural for an act or system of recruiting or enlisting someone for a role, task, position or duty
“A number of men joined the priesthood to dodge the draft, only to discover, sometimes in midlife, that this was not the way they wished to spend their earthly span of years.”
Verb
To write or draw up a preliminary outline of a document or speech
“A committee headed by Memminger was appointed to draft a summary of the causes justifying secession.”
Verb
To draw or drain (liquid) from a source
“How can you be sure your fire pumper will draft water from the creek?”
Verb
To enroll for a job, role, task or duty
“Attempts were made to draft new recruits into the Army. In several states, many men protested against being drafted.”
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