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English noun: craft

1. craft (act) the skilled practice of a practical occupation


SamplesHe learned his trade as an apprentice.


Synonymstrade


Broader (hypernym)business, job, line, line of work, occupation


Narrower (hyponym)airplane mechanics, auto mechanics, basketry, carpentry, cobbling, drafting, dressmaking, electrical work, handicraft, house painting, interior decoration, interior design, lumbering, masonry, mechanical drawing, mintage, oculism, painting, papermaking, pilotage, piloting, plumbery, plumbing, pottery, pyrotechnics, pyrotechny, roofing, sheet-metal work, shingling, shoe repairing, shoemaking, tailoring, tanning, tool-and-die work, typography, undertaking, upholstery, wine making, winemaking, woodwork, woodworking

2. craft (artifact) a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space


Broader (hypernym)vehicle


Narrower (hyponym)aircraft, ballistic capsule, ground-effect machine, hovercraft, landing craft, space vehicle, spacecraft, vessel, watercraft

3. craft (group) people who perform a particular kind of skilled work


SamplesHe represented the craft of brewers.
As they say in the trade.


Synonymstrade


Broader (hypernym)class, social class, socio-economic class, stratum

4. craft (cognition) skill in an occupation or trade


Synonymscraftsmanship, workmanship


Broader (hypernym)accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment, skill


Narrower (hyponym)housecraft, priestcraft, stagecraft, tradecraft, watercraft, woodcraft

5. craft (cognition) shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception


Synonymscraftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness


Broader (hypernym)astuteness, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness


English verb: craft

1. craft (creation) make by hand and with much skill


SamplesThe artisan crafted a complicated tool.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fashion, forge


Narrower (hyponym)filigree, handcraft









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