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  1. [noun] the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
    Synonyms: retarding force

  2. [noun] something that slows or delays progress; "taxation is a drag on the economy"; "too many laws are a drag on the use of new land"

  3. [noun] something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"

  4. [noun] clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man); "he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"

  5. [noun] a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"
    Synonyms: puff, pull

  6. [noun] the act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"

  7. [verb] pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"

  8. [verb] draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
    Synonyms: haul, hale, cart

  9. [verb] force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
    Synonyms: embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, in

  10. [verb] move slowly and as if with great effort

  11. [verb] to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
    Synonyms: trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind

  12. [verb] suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
    Synonyms: puff, draw

  13. [verb] use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"

  14. [verb] walk without lifting the feet
    Synonyms: scuff

  15. [verb] search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
    Synonyms: dredge

  16. [verb] persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set"

  17. [verb] proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours"
    Synonyms: on, out


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