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|
|Narrower (hyponym)||balsa raft, Carling float, Kon Tiki, life raft|
|2.||raft (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Samples||A 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.
|Synonyms||batch, 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|
|Samples||Raft wood down a river.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something PP|
|Domain category||navigation, pilotage, piloting|
|2.||raft (motion) travel by raft in water|
|Samples||Raft the Colorado River.|
|Examples||They raft the river, They raft down the river|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||go, locomote, move, travel|
|3.||raft (creation) make into a raft|
|Samples||Raft these logs.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||construct, fabricate, manufacture|