Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb drain

4 senses of drain

Sense 1
drain, run out -- (flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Sense 2
drain -- (deplete of resources; "The exercise class drains me of energy")
       => consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out -- (use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week")

Sense 3
drain -- (empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; "We drained the oil tank")
       => empty -- (make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building")

Sense 4
enfeeble, debilitate, drain -- (make weak; "Life in the camp drained him")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

Antonyms of adj drained

3 senses of drained

Sense 1
drained (vs. undrained) -- (emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid); "a drained marsh"; "a drained tank"; "a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything")

undrained (vs. drained) -- (not drained; "preserve wetlands; keep them undrained")

Sense 2
knackered, drained -- (very tired)

INDIRECT (VIA tired) -> rested -- (not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing; "came back rested from her vacation")

Sense 3
dead, drained -- (drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained")

INDIRECT (VIA uncharged) -> charged -- (of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge; "charged particles"; "a charged battery")

Similarity of adj drained

3 senses of drained

Sense 1
drained (vs. undrained) -- (emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid); "a drained marsh"; "a drained tank"; "a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything")
       => empty -- (emptied of emotion; "after the violent argument he felt empty")
       => exhausted -- (drained physically; "the day's events left her completely exhausted--her strength drained")

Sense 2
knackered, drained -- (very tired)
       => tired (vs. rested) -- (depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat")

Sense 3
dead, drained -- (drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained")
       => uncharged (vs. charged) -- (of a particle or body or system; having no charge; "an uncharged particle"; "an uncharged battery")

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