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1 drag

The phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid.

synonym: retarding force.

Roget 706: prevention, preclusion, obstruction, stoppage; embolus, embolism [Med.]; infarct [Med.]; interruption, interception, interclusion; hindrance, impedition; retardment, ... show more

Roget 272: vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van; common carrier; wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry.    truck, tram; ... show more

Roget 752: prison, prison house; jail, gaol, cage, coop, den, cell; stronghold, fortress, keep, donjon, dungeon, Bastille, ... show more

2 drag

Something that slows or delays progress.

3 drag

Something tedious and boring.

4 drag

Clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man).

5 drag

A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke):
— He took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly.

synonyms: puff, pull.

Dutch: haal, hijs, trek

6 drag

The act of dragging (pulling with force).

Polish: wleczenie


1 drag

Pull, as against a resistance.

Roget 270: transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate; convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry; carry over, ferry over; hand pass, forward; ... show more

Dutch: doortrekken

2 drag

Draw slowly or heavily.

synonyms: cart, hale, haul.

Roget 285: draw, pull, haul, lug, rake, drag, tug, tow, trail, train; take in tow.    wrench, jerk, twitch, ... show more

3 drag

Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action:
— Don't drag me into this business.

synonyms: drag in, embroil, sweep, sweep up, tangle.

Dutch: verstrikken, verwikkelen

4 drag

Move slowly and as if with great effort.

Dutch: slepen, voortslepen

5 drag

To lag or linger behind:
— But in so many other areas we still are dragging.

synonyms: drop back, drop behind, get behind, hang back, trail.

Roget 275: move slowly etc. adv.; creep, crawl, lag, slug, drawl, linger, loiter, saunter; plod, trudge, stump along, ... show more

6 drag

Suck in or take (air).

synonyms: draw, puff.

Roget 615: induce, move; draw, draw on; bring in its train, give an impulse etc. n.; to; inspire; put up to, prompt, call up; attract, ... show more

7 drag

Use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu.

8 drag

Walk without lifting the feet.

synonym: scuff.

9 drag

Search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost.

synonym: dredge.

Dutch: dreggen

10 drag

Persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting.

11 drag

Proceed for an extended period of time:
— The speech dragged on for two hours.

synonyms: drag on, drag out.

Moby thesaurus: adduct, adduction, affinity, aggravation, allurement, amble, annoyance, arrest, artery, attract, attractance, attraction, attractiveness, attractivity, avenue, bad news, bag, bale, barge, be magnetic ... show more.

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