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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraught(adj)

    marked by distress

    "a fraught mother-daughter relationship"

  2. fraught(p), pregnant(adj)

    filled with or attended with

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

Wiktionary

  1. fraught(Noun)

    The hire of a ship or boat to transport cargo.

  2. fraught(Noun)

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

    fraught money.

  3. fraught(Noun)

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

  4. fraught(Noun)

    A ship's cargo, lading or freight.

  5. fraught(Noun)

    A load; a burden.

  6. fraught(Noun)

    Two bucketfuls (of water).

  7. fraught(Verb)

    To load (a ship, cargo etc.).

  8. fraught(Adjective)

    Laden.

  9. fraught(Adjective)

    Furnished, equipped.

  10. fraught(Adjective)

    Loaded-up, charged or accompanied.

  11. fraught(Adjective)

    Distressed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fraught(noun)

    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. Fraught(adj)

    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. Fraught(noun)

    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.]

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  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. Vladimir Putin:

    Kiev's attempts to exert economic pressure on Donbas (region of east Ukraine) and disrupt its daily life only aggravates the situation. This is a dead-end track, fraught with a big catastrophe.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    But such a platform is fraught with dangers. With a booming economy resulting just months after the Trump tax cuts, a platform of rolling back those tax cuts could be dangerous for Democrats. Republicans were delighted in May when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., suggested Democrats would roll back the President Trump tax cuts if they took control of the House. Nancy Pelosi SAYS DEMS WILL WORK TO ROLL BACK TRUMP TAX CUTS IF THEY RETAKE CONGRESS I do think we should revisit the tax legislation in a way that we always have, in a bipartisan, transparent way that the result is unifying for the country.

  3. Richard Blumenthal:

    Rejecting this agreement is fraught with unacceptable risk. Our formal negotiation partners and allies have signaled clearly that they are not coming back to the table -- a point confirmed in my conversations and meetings. There is no better deal available now.

  4. Nikos Kazantzakis:

    What, then is our duty It is to carefully distinguish the historic moment in which we live and to consciously assign our small energies to a specific battlefield. The more we are in phase with the current which leads the way, the more we aid man in his difficult, uncertain, danger-fraught ascent toward salvation.

  5. Bill Dietz:

    My worry is that this has become such a fraught issue that any relationship with industry is dismissed.

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