Visual Synonyms
 

Related Translator

Definition of drain

Save this image.
Generating Visual Synonyms...
please wait..
Please Wait..
drain

noun (n)

  • emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it (noun.act)
    Synonym: drainage
    source: wordnet30
  • tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • a pipe through which liquid is carried away (noun.artifact)
    source: wordnet30
  • a gradual depletion of energy or resources (noun.act)
    Example:
    A drain on resources.
    A drain of young talent by emigration.
    source: wordnet30
  • The act of draining, or of drawing off; gradual and continuous outflow or withdrawal; as, the drain of specie from a country. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • flow off gradually (verb.motion)
    Synonym: run out
    Example:
    The rain water drains into this big vat.
    source: wordnet30
  • deplete of resources (verb.consumption)
    Example:
    The exercise class drains me of energy.
    source: wordnet30
  • empty of liquid; drain the liquid from (verb.change)
    Example:
    We drained the oil tank.
    source: wordnet30
  • make weak (verb.change)
    Synonym: debilitate, enfeeble
    Example:
    Life in the camp drained him.
    source: wordnet30
  • To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off. (verb)
    source: webster1913

Visual Synonyms (Thesaurus)

noun verb

Images of drain


Link to this page