Dictionary Results for drag


1. drag - noun

· the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid

Synonym(s): retarding_force

Hypernym(s): resistance




2. drag - noun

· something that slows or delays progress; "taxation is a drag on the economy"; "too many laws are a drag on the use of new land"

Hypernym(s): hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap




3. drag - noun

· something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"

Hypernym(s): tediousness, tedium, tiresomeness




4. drag - noun

· clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man); "he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"

Hypernym(s): clothing, article_of_clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habiliment




5. drag - noun

· a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"

Synonym(s): puff, pull

Hypernym(s): inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, intake, breathing_in




6. drag - noun

· the act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"

Hypernym(s): pull, pulling




7. drag - verb

· pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"

Hypernym(s): pull, draw




8. drag - verb

· draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"

Synonym(s): haul, hale, cart

Hypernym(s): pull, draw




9. drag - verb

· force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

Synonym(s): embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep_up, drag_in

Hypernym(s): involve




10. drag - verb

· move slowly and as if with great effort

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




11. drag - verb

· to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"

Synonym(s): trail, get_behind, hang_back, drop_behind, drop_back

Hypernym(s): lag, dawdle, fall_back, fall_behind




12. drag - verb

· suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"

Synonym(s): puff, draw

Hypernym(s): inhale, inspire, breathe_in




13. drag - verb

· use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"

Hypernym(s): move, displace




14. drag - verb

· walk without lifting the feet

Synonym(s): scuff

Hypernym(s): shuffle, scuffle, shamble




15. drag - verb

· search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost

Synonym(s): dredge

Hypernym(s): search, seek, look_for




16. drag - verb

· persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set"

Hypernym(s): persuade




17. drag - verb

· proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours"

Synonym(s): drag_on, drag_out

Hypernym(s): proceed, go





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