drain

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdreɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dreɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(drān)


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Sense: Noun: something used for drainage
Synonyms:
sewer , duct , gutter , drainpipe, pipe , conduit, channel , outlet
Antonyms:
faucet , tap , spigot, spout
Sense: Noun: burden
Synonyms:
burden , strain , demand , load , tax , drag
Sense: Noun: depletion
Synonyms:
depletion , exhaustion, draining, consumption , use , spending , sapping
Antonyms:
increase , swelling , bolstering, conservation, preservation, rise , boom , expansion , growth
Sense: Verb: withdraw fluid
Synonyms:
bleed , tap , draw off, siphon, pump out, remove , withdraw , suck dry, milk
Antonyms:
fill , pour in
Sense: Verb: empty - liquid
Synonyms:
empty , empty out, pour out, bail out, dump
Antonyms:
fill , replenish , replace
Sense: Verb: seep away
Synonyms:
seep away, run off, flow out, trickle out, ooze out, leak , discharge
Antonyms:
fill , seep in, pour in, filter in
Sense: Verb: deplete
Synonyms:
deplete , exhaust , use up, expend, bleed dry, sap
Sense: Verb: tire
Synonyms:
tire , exhaust , weary , tire out, burn out, sap , tax , weaken , tucker out, knacker (UK, slang), fatigue
Antonyms:
revive, replenish , refresh , conserve, reserve , preserve , kindle , nourish
Sense: Verb: drink up
Synonyms:
drink up, polish off (informal), swallow , finish , knock back (informal), guzzle, gulp down, put away (informal), sink (informal)

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