Meaning of DRAIN in English

n. 1 ditch, channel, trench, culvert, conduit, pipe, gutter, outlet, watercourse, sewer, cloaca The storm drains have overflowed 2 depletion, reduction, sapping, sap, exhaustion, strain, drag; outgo, outflow, withdrawal, disbursement, expenditure The cost of the new roof was a drain on our resources 3 down the drain. wasted, gone, thrown away, lost, Slang up the spout All that money spent on his education went down the drain

v. 4 draw off, tap, extract, remove, take away, withdraw, pump off or out; empty, evacuate, drink up or down, quaff, swallow, finish After washing the lettuce, drain off the water He drained the glass in one gulp. 5 consume, use up, exhaust, sap, deplete, bleed, strain, tax, spend; weaken, debilitate, impair, cripple The car repairs drained my bank account After climbing to the top of the mountain, we were completely drained. 6 seep, trickle, ooze, drip, leave, go or flow from or out of, disappear (from), ebb Let the pus drain from the boil The blood drained from his face when he saw her.

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.