What does the word raft mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To transport or travel by raft.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A float of logs or planks fastened together.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Raftsman.

Usage examples for raft

  1. Or did he build the raft to get to the wreck? – The Master-Knot of Human Fate by Ellis Meredith
  2. But hardly had the raft regained her way when the horizon was lighted up, and he perceived that the pirates had set fire to the vessel. – The Pirate by Frederick Marryat
  3. The raft was, after all, for them a messenger of preservation, for it induced a search for the builders. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake