Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: raft
IPA transcription: [ɹ'æft]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: raft
    Meaning: a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
Usage examples
  • "A raft!" exclaimed the Judge.
  • He recognized it as a life raft.
  • "The island is about to sink! Make for the raft!"
  • A smaller raft, as a sort of ferry, was also made.
  • "Then shall we build the raft?" asked Mr. Hosbrook.
  • Fragoso!" shrieked Lina, kneeling on the edge of the raft.
  • "It will not be a boat at all, but a good, well-made raft."
  • "We made that raft for something over thirty that were alive.
  • That shuttle pilot was found in a routine check, stowed away on the life raft.
  • It was only about September or October that I began to think of making a raft.