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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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