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Definition of 'raft'


  1. a flat float (usually made of logs or planks) that can be used for transport or as a platform for swimmers
  2. (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"; "it must have cost plenty"
       Synonyms: batch deal flock good deal great deal hatful heap lot mass mess mickle mint muckle peck pile plenty pot quite a little sight slew spate stack tidy sum wad whole lot whole slew


  1. transport on a raft; "raft wood down a river"
  2. travel by raft in water; "Raft the Colorado River"
  3. make into a raft; "raft these logs"

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