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  Definition of drain
  1. emptying accomplished by draining
  2. a gradual depletion of energy or resources; "a drain on resources"; "a drain of young talent by emmigration"
  3. a pipe through which liquid is carried away
  4. tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material
  5. make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"
  6. empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; "We drained the oil tank"
  7. deplete of resources; "The exercise class drains me of energy"
  8. flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat"
Similar Words: drainage, drainpipe, waste pipe, enfeeble, debilitate, run out

 

Hyponyms: drawing, drawing off, brain drain, culvert, scupper, sewer, sewerage, cloaca, soil pipe, trap, waste, emaciate, macerate

 

Derivational Morphology: run out, infirmity, frailty, debility, feebleness, frailness, debilitation, enervation, enfeeblement, exhaustion, drainage, drainpipe, waste pipe

 

Anagrams: ranid, nadir, Indra, dinar

 

 
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