Synonyms of draining


1. drain, run out, run, flow, feed, course

usage: flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat"

2. drain, consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out

usage: deplete of resources; "The exercise class drains me of energy"

3. drain, empty

usage: empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; "We drained the oil tank"

4. enfeeble, debilitate, drain, weaken

usage: make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"


1. draining, exhausting, debilitating (vs. invigorating)

usage: having a debilitating effect; "an exhausting job in the hot sun"

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