Meaning of 'raft' (Webster Dictionary)
- imp. & p. p. of Reave.
- of Reave - A collection of logs, boards, pieces of timber, or the like,
fastened together, either for their own collective conveyance on the
water, or to serve as a support in conveying other things; a float.
- A collection of logs, fallen trees, etc. (such as is formed
in some Western rivers of the United States), which obstructs
- A large collection of people or things taken
indiscriminately. - To transport on a raft, or in the form of a raft; to make
into a raft; as, to raft timber.
Meaning of 'raft' (Princeton's WordNet)
- (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
Example in sentence:
- a batch of letters;
- a deal of trouble;
- a lot of money;
- a slew of journalists;
- a wad of money;
- he made a mint on the stock market;
- it must have cost plenty;
- see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
- travel by raft in water
- make into a raft
- transport on a raft