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drag

drag

 
 
pronunciation:
draeg
part of speech: verb
inflections: dragged, dragging, drags
definition 1: to pull along with effort; haul.
We dragged the logs up the hill.
synonyms:
draw, haul
similar words:
lug, pull, tow, trail
definition 2: to search the bottom of.
We dragged the pond for the missing bicycle.
similar words:
dredge, rake
definition 3: to trail behind or on the ground.
Please tie your shoelaces so they won't drag.
definition 4: to go or pass slowly.
Traffic often drags at this time of day.His speech dragged on and on.
synonyms:
crawl, creep, inch
antonyms:
fly
similar words:
loiter, poke
definition 5: to fall behind; lag.
The lame horse dragged behind the rest of the herd.
synonyms:
lag
similar words:
linger, loiter, straggle, trail