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English noun: raft

1. raft (artifact) a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers

Broader (hypernym)float

Narrower (hyponym)balsa raft, Carling float, Kon Tiki, life raft

2. raft (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

SamplesA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.

Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Narrower (hyponym)deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

English verb: raft

1. raft (motion) transport on a raft

SamplesRaft wood down a river.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)transport

Verb groupraft

Domain categorynavigation, pilotage, piloting

2. raft (motion) travel by raft in water

SamplesRaft the Colorado River.

ExamplesThey raft the river, They raft down the river

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

Verb groupraft

3. raft (creation) make into a raft

SamplesRaft these logs.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)construct, fabricate, manufacture

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