|1.||[ verb ] flow off gradually|
"The rain water drains into this big vat"
|2.||[ verb ] empty of liquid; drain the liquid from|
"We drained the oil tank"
|Related terms:||empty bleed|
|3.||[ verb ] deplete of resources|
"The exercise class drains me of energy"
|Related terms:||consume run_down|
|4.||[ noun ] emptying accomplished by draining|
|5.||[ noun ] tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material|
|Related terms:||tube surgery|
|6.||[ verb ] flow off or away gradually|
"The water drained from the pipe"
|7.||[ verb ] make weak|
"Life in the camp drained him"
|Related terms:||weaken waste infirmity|
|8.||[ noun ] a pipe through which liquid is carried away|
|Related terms:||pipe sewer trap soil_pipe scupper culvert|
|9.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5166|
|10.||[ noun ] a gradual depletion of energy or resources|
"a drain on resources" "a drain of young talent by emmigration"
|Related terms:||depletion brain_drain drawing|