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drag

 
Noun drag has 6 senses
  1. drag, retarding force - the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
    --1 is a kind of resistance
    --1 has particulars: sonic barrier, sound barrier; windage
  2. drag - 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"
    --2 is a kind of
    hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap
  3. drag - something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
    --3 is a kind of
    tediousness, tedium, tiresomeness
  4. drag - 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"
    --4 is a kind of
    clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear
  5. puff, drag, pull - 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"
    --5 is a kind of inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, breathing in
    --5 is a part of smoke, smoking
    --5 has particulars: toke
    Derived form: verb drag6
  6. drag - the act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"
    --6 is a kind of
    pull, pulling
    Derived forms: verb drag2, verb drag1
Verb drag has 11 senses
  1. drag - pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
    --1 is one way to
    pull, draw, force
    Derived forms: noun drag6, noun dragger1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. haul, hale, cart, drag - draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
    --2 is one way to pull, draw, force
    Derived forms: noun drag6, noun dragger1, noun dragger2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in - 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"
    --3 is one way to involve
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  4. drag - move slowly and as if with great effort
    --4 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind - to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
    --5 is one way to lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  6. puff, drag, draw - suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
    --6 is one way to inhale, inspire, breathe in
    Derived form: noun drag5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  7. drag - 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"
    --7 is one way to
    move, displace
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. scuff, drag - walk without lifting the feet
    --8 is one way to shuffle, scuffle, shamble
    Sample sentence:
    The children drag to the playground
  9. dredge, drag - search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
    --9 is one way to search, seek, look for
    Sample sentences:
    The men drag the area for animals
    The men drag for animals in the area
  10. drag - persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set"
    --10 is one way to
    persuade
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  11. drag, drag on, drag out - proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours"
    --11 is one way to proceed, go
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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