The phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid (synset 111525316)
hypernym: resistance - any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motionhyponym:synonym: retarding force
Something that slows or delays progress (synset 105697896)
"taxation is a drag on the economy"; "too many laws are a drag on the use of new land"
Something tedious and boring (synset 105213713)
"peeling potatoes is a drag"domain usage: colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man) (synset 103236179)
"he went to the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like missionaries in drag"
A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke) (synset 100839336)
"he took a puff on his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly"hypernym: aspiration, breathing in, inhalation, inspiration, intake - the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathinghyponym: toke - a puff of a marijuana or hashish cigarette
The act of dragging (pulling with force) (synset 100115691)
"the drag up the hill exhausted him"
Pull, as against a resistance (synset 201456044)
"He dragged the big suitcase behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
Draw slowly or heavily (synset 201457421)
"haul stones"; "haul nets"
Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action (synset 202683607)
"They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"hypernym: involve - engage as a participant
- Move slowly and as if with great effort (synset 202103822)
To lag or linger behind (synset 202062680)
"But in so many other areas we still are dragging"hypernym: dawdle, fall back, fall behind, lag - hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
Suck in or take (air) (synset 201201647)
"draw a deep breath"; "draw on a cigarette"entail: smoke - inhale and exhale smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes
Use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu (synset 202106067)
"drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
Walk without lifting the feet (synset 201921838)
Search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost (synset 201247256)
Persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting (synset 200785736)
"He dragged me away from the television set"hypernym: persuade - cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm
Proceed for an extended period of time (synset 200342412)
"The speech dragged on for two hours"
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- Events ("What?")
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- Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
- Nouns denoting man-made objects
- Nouns denoting natural phenomena
- Verbs of being, having, spatial relations
- Verbs of eating and drinking
- Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- Verbs of walking, flying, swimming