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Synonyms for dragdræg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drag, retarding force(noun)

    the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid

    Synonyms:
    pull, drag, puff, retarding force

  2. drag(noun)

    something that slows or delays progress

    Synonyms:
    pull, puff, retarding force

  3. drag(noun)

    something tedious and boring

    Synonyms:
    pull, puff, retarding force

  4. drag(noun)

    clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)

    Synonyms:
    pull, puff, retarding force

  5. puff, drag, pull(noun)

    a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

    Synonyms:
    hassock, drag, comforter, powderpuff, pulling, clout, comfort, wrench, twist, quilt, pull, puff, retarding force, pouffe, blow, whiff, ottoman, puff of air

  6. drag(verb)

    the act of dragging (pulling with force)

    Synonyms:
    pull, puff, retarding force

  7. drag(verb)

    pull, as against a resistance

    Synonyms:
    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, hang back, drop behind

  8. haul, hale, cart, drag(verb)

    draw slowly or heavily

    Synonyms:
    draw, puff, tangle, force, haul, pressure, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, coerce, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, squeeze, sweep, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

  9. embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in(verb)

    force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

    Synonyms:
    swing, sail, swing out, mat, entangle, espouse, get behind, snarl, scuff, hale, drag, sweep up, embrace, span, adopt, brush, drag out, tangle, hang back, trail, cart, puff, sweep, dishevel, traverse, broom, ravel, drag on, dredge, drop back, drag in, draw, cross, tousle, drop behind, embroil, haul, knot

  10. drag(verb)

    move slowly and as if with great effort

    Synonyms:
    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, hang back, drop behind

  11. drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop back(verb)

    to lag or linger behind

    Synonyms:
    draw, give chase, chase after, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, train, drag out, tail, embroil, dredge, dog, shack, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, go after, sweep, track, tag, chase, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

  12. puff, drag, draw(verb)

    suck in or take (air)

    Synonyms:
    tie, get, puff out, suck up, puff up, attract, get behind, thread, quarter, imbibe, scuff, hale, chuff, guide, whiff, describe, drag, sweep up, suck, pull in, draw in, delineate, draw and quarter, make, soak up, cast, tangle, hang back, get out, take out, trail, cart, pull back, sop up, puff, sweep, reap, heave, pass, huff, gasp, depict, blow up, take in, string, drag on, dredge, drop back, withdraw, drag in, pull out, draw, pant, disembowel, line, run, force, trace, absorb, drop behind, draw off, pull, embroil, haul, take up, drag out, eviscerate

  13. drag(verb)

    use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu

    Synonyms:
    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, hang back, drop behind

  14. scuff, drag(verb)

    walk without lifting the feet

    Synonyms:
    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

  15. dredge, drag(verb)

    search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost

    Synonyms:
    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

  16. drag(verb)

    persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting

    Synonyms:
    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, hang back, drop behind

  17. drag, drag on, drag out(verb)

    proceed for an extended period of time

    Synonyms:
    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, dredge, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drag

    One object draws another when it moves it toward itself or in the direction of its own motion by the exertion of adequate force, whether slight or powerful. To attract is to exert a force that tends to draw, tho it may produce no actual motion; all objects are attracted toward the earth, tho they may be sustained from falling. To drag is to draw against strong resistance; as, to drag a sled over bare ground, or a carriage up a steep hill. To pull is to exert a drawing force, whether adequate or inadequate; as, the fish pulls on the line; a dentist pulls a tooth. To tug is to draw, or try to draw, a resisting object with a continuous straining motion; as, to tug at the oar. To haul is to draw somewhat slowly a heavy object; as, to haul a seine; to haul logs. One vessel tows another. In the figurative sense, attract is more nearly akin to incline, draw to induce. We are attracted by one's appearance, drawn to his side. Compare ALLURE; ARRAY; INFLUENCE.

    See synonyms for DRIVE.

    Synonyms:
    allure, attract, draw, entice, haul, incline, induce, lead, lure, pull, tow, tug

    Antonyms:
    alienate, estrange, rebuff, reject, repel, repulse

    Preposition:
    To draw water from or out of the well; draw the boat through the water, to the shore; draw air into the lungs; draw with cords of love; the wagon is drawn by horses, along the road, across the field, over the stones, through the woods, to the barn.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drag(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    draw, pull, haul, tug

  2. drag(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    trail, be drawn along

  3. drag(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    linger, move slowly, make slow progress

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

dragging, towed, trawl, trawling, carry-over, tramp, puff, slut, tow, transvestite


Translations for drag

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • тегля, влача се, драга, мъкна се, дърпане, дърпамBulgarian
  • arrossegarCatalan, Valencian
  • vléct se, táhnout, vléctCzech
  • sich ziehen, zerren, schleifen, Luftwiderstand, Widerstand, sich dahinziehen, ziehen, schleppenGerman
  • οπισθέλκουσαGreek
  • bocanada, arrastrar, resistenciaSpanish
  • vetää, missata, hidastella, ajoankkuri, luisto, kiusankappale, laahustaa, naara, rautaharava, harmi, hajujälki, raahata, pettymys, väliaineen vastus, raahautua, kiskoa, alakierre, blossi, kärry, laahata, jarru, laahus, vastus, madella, savut, reki, harminkappale, dragFinnish
  • emmerdeur, trainée, emmerdeuse, traîner, taffeFrench
  • slaod, tarraingScottish Gaelic
  • גררHebrew
  • ձգել, քաշել, քարշ տալArmenian
  • strascicare, trascinare, strascinare, trainareItalian
  • 引き離す, 引く, 引きずるJapanese
  • სეირნობაGeorgian
  • trahī, trahereLatin
  • awaiMāori
  • drag, blåsNorwegian
  • hinderpaal, fundering, belemmering, luchtweerstand, slepenDutch
  • rozczarowaniePolish
  • arrastarPortuguese
  • волочить, таскать, обуза, драга, волочиться, затяжка, сопротивление, тащиться, разочарование, тащитьRussian
  • дим, вућиSerbo-Croatian
  • ťahať sa, ťahať, vliecť, vliecť saSlovak
  • dragg, dra, släpa, drög, bloss, krypa, luftmotståndSwedish
  • שלעפּןYiddish

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