Draft vs Sup - What's the difference?

draft | sup |

As a noun draft

is an early version of a written work.

As a verb draft

is to write a first version, make a preliminary sketch.

As an adjective draft

is (not comparable) referring to drinks on tap, in contrast to bottled.

As an acronym sup is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(see draught)


(en noun)
  • An early version of a written work
  • I have to revise the first draft of my term paper.
  • A preliminary sketch, rough outline
  • His first drafts were better than most authors' final products.
  • (nautical) Depth of water needed to float a ship [also spelled draught].
  • A current of air, usually coming into a room or vehicle [also spelled draught].
  • Draw through a flue of gasses (smoke) resulting from a combustion process.
  • A cheque, an order for money to be paid
  • An amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow [also spelled draught]
  • She took a deep draft from the bottle of water.
  • conscription, the system of forcing people to serve in the military.
  • He left the country to avoid the draft .
  • (sports) A system of assigning rookie players to professional sports teams
  • (rail transport) the pulling force (tension) on couplers and draft gear during a slack stretched condition.
  • Synonyms

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    (en verb)
  • to write a first version, make a preliminary sketch.
  • to write a law
  • to conscript a person, force a person to serve in the military
  • * He was drafted during the Vietnam War.
  • to select and separate an animal or animals from a group.
  • * The calves were drafted from the cows.
  • (politics) to force or convince a person to take an elected position they are not interested in
  • * They drafted me to be the chairperson of the new committee.
  • (sports) to select a rookie player onto a professional sports team
  • * After his last year of college football, he was drafted by the Miami Dolphins.
  • To follow very closely behind another vehicle, thereby providing an aerodynamic advantage to both lead and follower, thereby conserving energy or increasing speed.
  • the act of drawing fibers out of a clump, for spinning in the production of yarn
  • Adjective

  • (not comparable) Referring to drinks on tap, in contrast to bottled
  • I'd rather have a fresh, cheap draft beer.


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  • Usage notes

    Although this word is in common use, it is noted as a misnomer [http://www.dokpro.uio.no/perl/ordboksoek/ordbok.cgi?OPP=draft&sourceid=Mozilla-search].


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  • Synonyms

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