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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraughtadjective

    marked by distress

    "a fraught mother-daughter relationship"

  2. fraught(p), pregnantadjective

    filled with or attended with

    "words fraught with meaning"; "an incident fraught with danger"; "a silence pregnant with suspense"

Wiktionary

  1. fraughtnoun

    The hire of a ship or boat to transport cargo.

  2. fraughtnoun

    Money paid to hire a ship or boat to transport cargo; freight

    fraught money.

  3. fraughtnoun

    The transportation of goods, especially in a ship or boat.

  4. fraughtnoun

    A ship's cargo, lading or freight.

  5. fraughtnoun

    A load; a burden.

  6. fraughtnoun

    Two bucketfuls (of water).

  7. fraughtverb

    To load (a ship, cargo etc.).

  8. fraughtadjective

    Laden.

  9. fraughtadjective

    Furnished, equipped.

  10. fraughtadjective

    Loaded-up, charged or accompanied.

  11. fraughtadjective

    Distressed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fraughtnoun

    a freight; a cargo

    Etymology: [OE.fraight, fraght; akin to Dan. fragt, Sw. frakt, D. vracht, G. fracht, cf. OHG. frht merit, reward; perh. from a pref. corresponding to E. for + The root of E. own. Cf. Freight.]

  2. Fraughtadjective

    freighted; laden; filled; stored; charged

    Etymology: [OE.fraight, fraght; akin to Dan. fragt, Sw. frakt, D. vracht, G. fracht, cf. OHG. frht merit, reward; perh. from a pref. corresponding to E. for + The root of E. own. Cf. Freight.]

  3. Fraught

    of Fraught

    Etymology: [OE.fraight, fraght; akin to Dan. fragt, Sw. frakt, D. vracht, G. fracht, cf. OHG. frht merit, reward; perh. from a pref. corresponding to E. for + The root of E. own. Cf. Freight.]

  4. Fraughtnoun

    to freight; to load; to burden; to fill; to crowd

    Etymology: [OE.fraight, fraght; akin to Dan. fragt, Sw. frakt, D. vracht, G. fracht, cf. OHG. frht merit, reward; perh. from a pref. corresponding to E. for + The root of E. own. Cf. Freight.]

Freebase

  1. Fraught

    Fraught is a 2007 documentary animated short film directed by Stephanie Brotchie and Maia Tarrell.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fraught

    frawt, n. a load, cargo: the freight of a ship.—v.t. to fill, store.—v.i. (Shak.) to form the freight of a vessel.—p.adj. freighted, laden: filled.—n. Fraught′age (Shak.), loading, cargo. [Prob. Old Dut. vracht. Cf. Freight.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fraught in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fraught in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of fraught in a Sentence

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Our lives at every turn are fraught with uncertainty and the unknown. One’s approach and demeanor when uncharted waters appear greatly affects success in life; you control the wheel.

  2. Brett Bruen:

    The resumption of fighting across the Azeri-Armenian border comes at a fragile, fraught time for the region and the world. There is a very real possibility that this crisis could drag in larger countries, either as part of a proxy war or potentially in a direct confrontation, each side accuses the other of starting this latest round of hostilities. Yet, neither seems to be doing much to end the conflict.

  3. Gary Foster:

    The other thing is to not be so myopically focused on the scale, it's a piece of metal that gives you a number and is fraught with disappointment. It's not a good measure in the short term. It's better over the long term. Non-scale victories like looking better, feeling better, fitting into a smaller jean size.

  4. Robert Southey:

    The downgrade shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, but it is a major issue for the refinancing, the core banks are in a catch 22, they can't all sell out at their desired price, whilst applying usual lending criteria is fraught with the risk that markets worsen and they are left holding the bag.

  5. Jerome Schlichter:

    This is fraught with peril both for employees and companies that choose to do this, there's a reason private equity investments have been limited to wealthy, sophisticated investors. This is grafting a product that wasn't designed to be in the retirement plan of an average investor into those retirement plans.

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