noun. ['ˈræft'] a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers.
- life raft
- Carling float
- Kon Tiki
Words that Rhyme with Raft
Example sentences of the word raft
1. Noun, singular or mass
When you feel like swimming, you can dip into the river and float beside the raft.
2. Verb, base form
On the Hiwassee River you can raft Class I and II white water with local outfitters.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Most people raft during the summer, when the canyon can get very hot.
Quotes containing the word raft
1. As his raft skimmed over the water, taking him back to the mortal world, he understood a line from the Prophecy better-an oath to keep with a final breath.He understood how dangerous oaths could be. But Leo didn't care."I'm coming back for you, Calypso,"he said to the night wind. "I swear it on the River Styx.
- Rick Riordan
2. Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity. I don't see a different purpose for it now.
- Dorothea Tanning
3. Hope is magic. Hope is a gift. Hope is a raft we cling to in the midst of a storm. Hope by nature is an independent of logic. Hope is power outside of the facts.The human mind longs for something better. Hope is not rational. Yet who need rationality when God is on our side? The capacity of hope is the most significant fact in life.
- Tommy Tran
noun. ['ˈræft'] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent.
- great deal
- large indefinite amount
- large indefinite quantity
- tidy sum
- quite a little
- good deal
verb. ['ˈræft'] make into a raft.
verb. ['ˈræft'] travel by raft in water.
- good fortune
- bad luck
verb. ['ˈræft'] transport on a raft.