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Synonyms and Antonyms of drain

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drain

synonym (synonym of drain)

  • (noun.act)
    emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a pipe through which liquid is carried away (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    flow off gradually (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make weak (verb.change)
     

hypernym (drain IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a gradual depletion of energy or resources (noun.act)
    the act of decreasing something markedly (noun.act)
     
  • a pipe through which liquid is carried away (noun.artifact)
    a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc. (noun.artifact)
     
  • deplete of resources (verb.consumption)
    use up (resources or materials) (verb.consumption)
     
  • empty of liquid; drain the liquid from (verb.change)
    make void or empty of contents (verb.change)
     
  • emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it (noun.act)
    the act of removing the contents of something (noun.act)
     
  • flow off gradually (verb.motion)
    move along, of liquids (verb.motion)
     
  • make weak (verb.change)
    lessen the strength of (verb.change)
     
  • tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material (noun.artifact)
    conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases (noun.artifact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF drain relation)

  • a gradual depletion of energy or resources (noun.act)
    act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    depletion or loss of intellectual and technical personnel (noun.act)
     
  • a pipe through which liquid is carried away (noun.artifact)
    a transverse and totally enclosed drain under a road or railway (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    drain that conveys liquid waste from toilets, etc. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas (noun.artifact)
     
  • make weak (verb.change)
    cause to grow thin or weak (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from drain)

domain category (drain is domain category of ....)

  • tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material (noun.artifact)
    the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category drainage drainpipe waste pipe run out debilitate enfeeble emptying evacuation depletion pipage tube tubing drawing drawing off brain drain culvert scupper cloaca run out debilitation enervation debility feebleness debilitative surgery

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