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Definition of Dragged

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pull with force, haul; be pulled; level land; recover objects from the bottom of a body of water; protract tediously; continue tediously; move slowly and with effort; move at a slower pace than others; puff on a cigarette
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(imp. & p. p.)
of Drag
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English Phonetics
English Slang Dictionary v1.2
highly intoxicated:"After 3 pitchers I was dragged"
WordNet 2.0

1. the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
(synonym) retarding force
(hypernym) resistance
(hyponym) sonic barrier, sound barrier
2. 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"
(hypernym) hindrance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap
3. something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
(hypernym) tediousness, tedium, tiresomeness
(classification) colloquialism
4. 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"
(hypernym) clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear
5. 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"
(synonym) puff, pull
(hypernym) inhalation, inspiration, aspiration, breathing in
(hyponym) toke
(part-holonym) smoke, smoking
(derivation) puff, draw
6. the act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the hill exhausted him"
(hypernym) pull, pulling
(derivation) haul, hale, cart

1. pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
(hypernym) pull, draw, force
(hyponym) shlep, schlep, pull along
(see-also) embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag in
2. draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
(synonym) haul, hale, cart
(hypernym) pull, draw, force
(hyponym) bowse, bouse
3. 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"
(synonym) embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag in
(hypernym) involve
4. move slowly and as if with great effort
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
5. to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"
(synonym) trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind
(hypernym) lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind
6. suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"
(synonym) puff, draw
(hypernym) inhale, inspire, breathe in
(entail) smoke
(derivation) puff, pull
7. 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"
(hypernym) move, displace
8. walk without lifting the feet
(synonym) scuff
(hypernym) shuffle, scuffle, shamble
9. search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
(synonym) dredge
(hypernym) search, seek, look for
10. persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set"
(hypernym) persuade
11. proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged on for two hours"
(synonym) drag on, drag out
(hypernym) proceed, go