Definitions For Drain


  • Emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
  • A gradual depletion of energy or resources
  • A pipe through which liquid is carried away
  • Tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material
  • Something (such as a pipe) that is used for removing a liquid from a place or container
  • Something that uses a lot of time, money, etc.


  • Make weak
  • Empty of liquid; drain the liquid from
  • Deplete of resources
  • Flow off gradually
  • To remove (liquid) from something by letting it flow away or out
  • To become empty of a liquid
  • To flow into, away from, or out of something

Is Drain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Drain is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Drain in a Sentence

  • Drain the canned tomatoes before adding them to the pot.
  • The swamp has been drained.
  • I was waiting for the bathtub to drain.
  • The drain in the bathtub is blocked.

Synonyms for Drain

Antonyms for Drain

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