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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tons, dozens, heaps, lots, piles, scores, stacks, loads, rafts, slews, wads, oodles, gobs, scads, lashings(noun)

    a large number or amount

    "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"

Anagrams for rafts »

  1. farts, frats

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rafts in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rafts in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Coast Guard:

    There is no indication from the sightings that any survivors have been aboard any of the life rafts.

  2. Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor:

    There's so much wind, thunderstorms and sea spray that it is difficult to see, but our hope is that they are either on the vessel or on life rafts, and we can identify them.

  3. Eugene McCarthy:

    Saying we should keep the two-party political system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life rafts.

  4. Janelle Eli:

    When we spotted flimsy rafts and boats with our searchlight in the pitch dark, my heart always skipped a beat, she said. We could see through binoculars that rubber rafts were bowing under the weight of so many people. Hundreds of eyes looking back at us — stunned and panicked, but hopeful they’d be rescued. [D]rowning isn’t the only cause of death.

  5. Ken Campbell:

    The general hypothesis is that - first of all, these monkeys were very small, they’re about the size of a small squirrel with a long tail. So they’re very small and as a consequence their food and water requirements would be much less than if they were very large. So the general hypothesis is that there were monkeys on a river bank. During flood season, trees get swept into the river and carried out to the ocean. As vegetation rafts, [the trees are] carried across on the Atlantic based on wind and current directions. This remains a hypothesis- there’s no proof yet, although the similarities between the monkeys suggests that it did happen.

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