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Synonyms for drain

Synonyms for drain

to remove (a liquid) by a steady, gradual process

to lessen or weaken severely, as by removing something essential

to diminish the strength and energy of

Synonyms for drain

emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material

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a pipe through which liquid is carried away

a gradual depletion of energy or resources

flow off gradually


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empty of liquid

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make weak

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A new crisply styled wire drainer holds more plates and glassware than Rubbermaid's same-sized existing wire drainer.
With Drainer one of a handful of new arrivals at Blagdon, Senior added: "We have a young lad in from Alnwick called Tom Lakey and just this week we have signed Callum Irwin.
A lean-to is accessed via a door from the front and there is another door leading to the back of the house with space used to fit a stainless steel sink and drainer.
An integrated silverware cup runs the width of the drainer for ease of use and maximum space for cutlery and odd-shaped gadgets.
In the kitchen area there are base units with work surfaces, an inset stainless steel single drainer sink and tiled splashbacks.
L%objectif du projet est de drainer les eaux pluviales, d%evacuer et de traiter les eaux usees du centre-ville de Bamako par la construction de reseaux d%egouts pluvial et sanitaire ainsi que par la mise en place d%un systeme d%epuration des eaux usees par lagunage.
from the left wing drainer after the right side ran out.
Orchids look so exotic with their elegant sprays of large flowers on strong arching stems, but they are actually pretty easy to keep - provided you don't over-water them I water mine once a week (less in winter) from below, half fillinq a washing-up bowl with water and placing the pot into it for a few minutes, then leaving it on the drainer for 20 minutes before putting it back in its decorative pot.
Carisma 400/401 stainless steel bowl and drainer, around pounds 120, from Carron Pheonix (01324 638 321).
The fitted kitchen has an excellent range of wall and base units with work surfaces, an inset stainless steel single drainer sink and tiled splashbacks.
The coved hallway leads to the new kitchen, which offers wall and base units with roll-topped surfaces, moulded sink drainer and taps and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Solid work surface with integral sink and drainer, pounds 378 from Cygnature (01773 521 884)