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Another word for drag

  1. To exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force

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  2. To hang or cause to hang down and be pulled along behind

      1. To subject to certain action, exercises, etc. in order to bring to a desired condition
      2. (Rare) To trail or drag
      3. To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
      1. (Mil.) To carry (a rifle, etc.) in the right hand with the arm extended downward so that the muzzle is tilted forward and the butt is near the ground
      2. To move, walk, go along, etc. wearily, heavily, or slowly; crawl; drag
      3. To allow to drag or stream behind, as along the ground:
      1. To make, or to become, wet and muddy by dragging along the ground
      2. To follow slowly; straggle.
      3. To be or become draggled; trail on the ground
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  3. To advance slowly

      1. To move or cause to move slowly or by small degrees:
      2. To move by inches or degrees; move very slowly
      1. (Botany) To grow or spread along a surface, rooting at intervals or clinging by means of suckers or tendrils.
      2. To move along with the body close to the ground, as on hands and knees, in the way that a baby does
      3. To move or proceed very slowly:
      1. To move or act in an abjectly servile manner
      2. To be or feel as if swarming or covered with moving things:
      3. To move slowly on the hands and knees or by dragging the body along the ground; creep:
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  4. To go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

      1. To follow the course taken by; pursue:
      2. To become gradually fainter; dwindle:
      3. To move, walk, go along, etc. wearily, heavily, or slowly; crawl; drag
      1. To wait for; await.
      2. To stay for a time, esp. longer than originally intended; remain temporarily
      3. To delay, linger, be tardy, etc.
      1. To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
      2. To put off doing (something unpleasant or burdensome) until a future time; esp., to postpone (such actions) habitually
      3. To postpone or delay needlessly.
      1. To thrust forward; appear:
      2. To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
      3. To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
      1. To walk or move slowly and indolently, with frequent stops and pauses; often, specif., to linger aimlessly in a public place
      2. To stand idly about; linger without any purpose.
      3. (--- Law) To violate a law or ordinance that prohibits persons from remaining in a given location without a clear purpose for an extended period of time, especially when behaving in a manner indicating a possible threat to persons or property in the vicinity.
      1. To stay in a place or be slow in leaving it, often out of reluctance:
      2. To continue to live or exist although very close to death or the end
      3. To devote considerable time to something, especially in a leisurely fashion:
      1. To fall, move, or stay behind; loiter; linger
      2. (Billiards) To strike the cue ball so that it rebounds from the far rail to stop as close as possible to the near rail or the string line: done to decide the order of play
      3. To move or develop more slowly than expected, desired, etc.; be retarded in motion, development, etc.
      1. Alternative spelling of dilly-dally.
      2. To waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate.
      1. To act or move slowly; put off an action or a decision.
      2. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
      3. To put off to a future time; postpone
      1. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
      2. (Intransitive) To move or walk lackadaisically.
      3. To spend (time) without haste or purpose.
      1. To flirt; play at love
      2. To consider or occupy oneself with something in a careless or unserious fashion; toy.
      3. To spend (time) idly:
  1. The act of drawing or pulling a load

      1. A pulling or drawing, esp. of a load, vehicle, etc. over a road, track, or other surface
      2. The power, as of tires on pavement, to grip or hold to a surface while moving, without slipping
      3. The condition of being drawn or pulled.
      1. A dragging, tugging, attracting, etc.
      2. (Slang) A means of gaining special advantage; influence:
      3. The act or process of pulling:
      1. A distance, especially the distance over which something is pulled or transported.
      2. The distance or route over which something is transported or over which one travels
      3. Everything collected or acquired at a single time; the take:
      1. The result of drawing.
      2. A special advantage; an edge:
      3. (--- Games) A draw shot.
      1. (Mech.) The taper given to a pattern or die so that the work can be removed easily
      2. (Sports) A system by which a league, as of professional teams, allots to each team the right to contract specified individuals in a group of players, esp. new players, usually by giving each team a turn to select one player until each roster is full
      3. A drawing or pulling, as of a vehicle or load
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  2. An inhalation, as of a cigar, pipe, or cigarette

      1. A successfully executed shot, blow, thrust, or throw.
      2. A successful or popular venture:
      3. (Baseball) A base hit.
      1. (Slang) A means of gaining special advantage; influence:
      2. (Informal) The ability to draw or attract; appeal:
      3. The act or process of pulling:
      1. A piece of writing, as on the jacket of a book, containing often exaggerated praise, used for promotional purposes.
      2. A small quantity of vapor, smoke, etc. expelled at one time
      3. A draw at a cigarette, pipe, etc.
      1. A special advantage; an edge:
      2. One that attracts interest, customers, or spectators:
      3. (--- Games) A draw shot.
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Another word for drag

  1. Anything that is drawn

      1. One that floats or is capable of floating.
      2. (Slang) A corpse found floating in a body of water.
      3. A deposit of material in the vitreous humor of the eye, usually consisting of aggregations of cells or proteins that have detached from the retina, perceived as a spot or thread in the visual field.
      1. A rope for dragging something, as a cannon
      2. A rope hung from a balloon or airship for use as a variable ballast or mooring line
      1. (Nautical) A grappling iron.
      2. A small anchor with usually four or five curved, pointed arms, used for anchoring a small boat, dragging the bottom for objects, or grasping and holding fast to something
      1. A person who anchors a team, newscast, etc.
      2. A heavy object, usually a shaped iron weight with flukes, lowered by cable or chain to the bottom of a body of water to keep a vessel from drifting
      3. A major retail store, corporate headquarters, etc. that stabilizes or stimulates the economic activity of the shopping center, office building, etc. where it is located
      1. Something like a shoe in shape or use
      2. (Games) A case from which playing cards are dealt one at a time.
      3. A durable covering for the human foot, made of leather or similar material with a rigid sole and heel, usually extending no higher than the ankle.
      1. A handle or lever on a machine
      2. A machine for turning or bending the edges of sheet metal
      3. A device for slowing or stopping motion, as of a vehicle, especially by contact friction.
      1. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
      2. A shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole: light clogs are used in clog dancing
      3. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
      1. A former department of France, the capital city of which was Paris.
      2. A large fishing net with floats along the top edge and weights along the bottom
      3. A large fishing net made to hang vertically in the water by weights at the lower edge and floats at the top.
      1. A net for catching small game.
      2. A net dragged across the bottom of a body of water.
      3. An organized system or network for gathering in or catching criminals or others wanted by the authorities
      1. A counter at which drinks, especially alcoholic drinks, and sometimes food, are served.
      2. Any piece of wood, metal, etc. longer than it is wide or thick, often used as a barrier, fastening, lever, etc.; specif., one of a series of such pieces enclosing a cage, jail cell, etc.
      3. Something that impedes or prevents action or progress:
      1. In the printing press, a board or blade, the edge of which is made to rub over the tympan sheet, thus producing an impression.
      2. One that scrapes, especially a tool for scraping off paint or other adherent matter such as ice on a windshield.
      3. An instrument drawn by oxen or horses, similar to a plow, that is used for scraping up earth in making or repairing roads, digging cellars, building canals, etc.
      1. A farm implement consisting of a heavy frame with sharp teeth or upright disks, used to break up and even off plowed ground.
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  2. The influence of air on an airplane

      1. A rope or cable used in towing.
      2. A continuous untwisted bundle of manufactured fibers.
      3. The act or an instance of towing:
      1. Conflict, as between persons having dissimilar ideas or interests; clash.
      2. (Mech.) The resistance to motion of two moving objects or surfaces that touch
      3. The rubbing of one object or surface against another.
      1. The suction force created in this way
      2. The production of a vacuum or partial vacuum in a cavity or over a surface so that the external atmospheric pressure forces the surrounding fluid, particulate solid, etc. into the cavity or causes something to adhere to the surface
      3. A force that causes a fluid or solid to be drawn into an interior space or to adhere to a surface because of the difference between the external and internal pressures.
      1. The act or process of pulling:
      2. Force exerted in pulling or required to overcome resistance in pulling:
      3. (Slang) A means of gaining special advantage; influence:
      1. Something that checks or restrains:
      2. A type of bit having such a chain or strap
      3. A chain or strap passed around a horse's lower jaw and attached to the bit: the curb checks the horse by causing it to lower its head when the reins are pulled
      1. Lack of normal response to a biologically active compound such as a hormone:
      2. (Biology) Ability (of an organism, tissue, or cell) to withstand a destructive agent or condition such as a chemical compound, a disease agent, or an environmental stressor:
      3. Thermal resistance.
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  3. A restraint

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  4. *A dull or annoying person, thing, or situation

  1. To go slowly; said of animate beings

      1. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically:
      2. (Intransitive) To move or walk lackadaisically.
      3. To take more time than necessary:
      1. To move or proceed slowly or in a scattered or irregular group:
      2. To stray from the path or course, or wander from the main group
      3. To leave, arrive, or occur at irregular intervals
      1. To move or develop more slowly than expected, desired, etc.; be retarded in motion, development, etc.
      2. (Billiards) To strike the cue ball so that it rebounds from the far rail to stop as close as possible to the near rail or the string line: done to decide the order of play
      3. (Games) To determine the order of play by hitting or shooting a ball toward a mark, as in marbles or billiards, with the player whose ball stops closest to the mark going first.
  2. To go slowly; said of an activity

  3. To pull an object

      1. To carry away with emotion; enrapture; entrance
      2. To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey.
      3. To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
      1. To prompt to action; rouse:
      2. To progress in sequence; go forward:
      3. To change posture or position; stir:
      1. To cause (oneself) to move, especially slowly or laboriously:
      2. To pull; tug
      3. To pull with force; move by pulling or drawing; tug; drag
      1. To apply force to (something) so as to cause or tend to cause motion toward the source of the force:
      2. (Informal) To put into effect; carry out; perform
      3. (Slang) To draw out (a weapon) in readiness for use:
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  4. *To race

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  5. *To smoke