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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Constant change is just one of many reasons that systems go on the blink and data goes down the drain.
But as their marriage goes down the drain, Tracy Barlow returns with her future husband.
Every gallon of water that goes down the drain costs money.
If it all goes down the drain tomorrow, there will always be plenty of lawnmowers to fix.