persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
draw slowly or heavily
pull, as against a resistance
force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
to lag or linger behind
use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
move slowly and as if with great effort
walk without lifting the feet
the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
proceed for an extended period of time
a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)
the act of dragging (pulling with force)
clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
something tedious and boring
something that slows or delays progress
A confection; a comfit; a drug.
To draw slowly or heavily onward; to pull along the ground by main force; to haul; to trail;
To break, as land, by drawing a drag or harrow over it; to harrow; to draw a drag along the bottom of, as a stream or other water; hence, to search, as by means of a drag.
To draw along, as something burdensome; hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty.
To be drawn along, as a rope or dress, on the ground; to trail; to be moved onward along the ground, or along the bottom of the sea, as an anchor that does not hold.
To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance with weary effort; to go on lingeringly.
To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back.
To fish with a dragnet.
The act of dragging; anything which is dragged.
A net, or an apparatus, to be drawn along the bottom under water, as in fishing, searching for drowned persons, etc.
A kind of sledge for conveying heavy bodies; also, a kind of low car or handcart; as, a stone drag.
A heavy coach with seats on top; also, a heavy carriage.
A heavy harrow, for breaking up ground.
Anything towed in the water to retard a ship's progress, or to keep her head up to the wind; esp., a canvas bag with a hooped mouth, so used. see drag sail (below).
Also, a skid or shoe, for retarding the motion of a carriage wheel.
Hence, anything that retards; a clog; an obstacle to progress or enjoyment.
Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if clogged.
The bottom part of a flask or mold, the upper part being the cope.
A steel instrument for completing the dressing of soft stone.
The difference between the speed of a screw steamer under sail and that of the screw when the ship outruns the screw; or between the propulsive effects of the different floats of a paddle wheel. see citation under drag, v. i., 3.