Associations to the word «Raft»

Wiktionary

RAFT, noun. A flat structure made of planks, barrels etc., that floats on water, and is used for transport, emergencies or a platform for swimmers.
RAFT, noun. A flat-bottomed inflatable craft for floating or drifting on water.
RAFT, noun. A thick crowd of seabirds or sea mammals.
RAFT, noun. (US) A collection of logs, fallen trees, etc. which obstructs navigation in a river.
RAFT, noun. (slang) (informal) A large collection of people or things taken indiscriminately.
RAFT, verb. (transitive) to convey on a raft
RAFT, verb. (transitive) to make into a raft
RAFT, verb. (intransitive) to travel by raft
RAFT, noun. A large (but unspecified) number, a lot.
RAFT, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of reave

Dictionary definition

RAFT, noun. A flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers.
RAFT, noun. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "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".
RAFT, verb. Transport on a raft; "raft wood down a river".
RAFT, verb. Travel by raft in water; "Raft the Colorado River".
RAFT, verb. Make into a raft; "raft these logs".

Wise words

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