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Definitions of drag:
  • noun:   the act of dragging (pulling with force)
    Example: "The drag up the hill exhausted him"
  • noun:   clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
    Example: "He went to the party dressed in drag"
  • noun:   something tedious and boring
    Example: "Peeling potatoes is a drag"
  • noun:   something that slows or delays progress
    Example: "Taxation is a drag on the economy"
  • noun:   the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
  • noun:   a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
    Example: "He took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
  • verb:   to lag or linger behind
    Example: "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
  • verb:   move slowly and as if with great effort
  • verb:   use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
    Example: "Drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
  • verb:   proceed for an extended period of time
    Example: "The speech dragged on for two hours"
  • verb:   persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
    Example: "He dragged me away from the television set"
  • verb:   pull, as against a resistance
    Example: "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"
  • verb:   suck in or take (air)
  • verb:   search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
  • verb:   walk without lifting the feet
  • verb:   draw slowly or heavily
  • verb:   force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
    Example: "Don't drag me into this business"

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