drained

We have found lemma(root) word of drained : drain.

Definitions


[dreɪn], (Verb)

Definitions:
- cause the water or other liquid in (something) to run out, leaving it empty or dry
(e.g: we drained the swimming pool)

- deprive of strength or vitality
(e.g: his limbs were drained of all energy)

- (of a player) hole (a putt)
(e.g: whenever he did hit a green, he drained the putt)


Phrases:
- go down the drain

Origin:
Old English drēahnian, drēhnian ‘strain (liquid’), of Germanic origin; related to dry


[dreɪn], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a channel or pipe carrying off surplus liquid, especially rainwater or liquid waste.

- a thing that uses up a particular resource
(e.g: nuclear power is a serious drain on the public purse)


Phrases:
- go down the drain

Origin:




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