Found 4 items, similar to drag.
English → Indonesian
English → Indonesian
eret, gusur, menggusur, menyeret
English → English
n 1: the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid [syn:
2: something that slows or delays progress; “taxation is a drag
on the economy”
; “too many laws are a drag on the use of
3: something tedious and boring; “peeling potatoes is a drag”
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”
5: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); “he took a puff on
; “he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled
the smoke slowly”
6: the act of dragging (pulling with force); “the drag up the
hill exhausted him”
v 1: pull, as against a resistance; “He dragged the big suitcase
; “These worries were dragging at him”
2: draw slowly or heavily; “haul stones”
; “haul nets”
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”
, sweep up
, drag in
4: move slowly and as if with great effort
5: to lag or linger behind; “But in so many other areas we
still are dragging”
, get behind
, hang back
, drop behind
6: suck in or take (air); “draw a deep breath”
; “draw on a
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”
8: walk without lifting the feet [syn: scuff
9: search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something
valuable or lost [syn: dredge
10: persuade to come away from something attractive or
interesting; “He dragged me away from the television set”
11: proceed for an extended period of time; “The speech dragged
on for two hours”
[syn: drag on
, drag out
English → English
, n. [See 3d Dredge
A confection; a comfit; a drug. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dragged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. draggen; akin to Sw. dragga to search with
a grapnel, fr. dragg grapnel, fr. draga to draw, the same
word as E. draw. ? See Draw
1. To draw slowly or heavily onward; to pull along the ground
by main force; to haul; to trail; -- applied to drawing
heavy or resisting bodies or those inapt for drawing, with
labor, along the ground or other surface; as, to drag
stone or timber; to drag a net in fishing.
Dragged by the cords which through his feet were
The grossness of his nature will have weight to drag
thee down. --Tennyson.
A needless Alexandrine ends the song
That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length
2. 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.
Then while I dragged my brains for such a song.
3. To draw along, as something burdensome; hence, to pass in
pain or with difficulty.
Have dragged a lingering life. -- Dryden.
To drag an anchor
(Naut.), to trail it along the bottom
when the anchor will not hold the ship.
Syn: See Draw
, v. i.
1. 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.
2. To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance
with weary effort; to go on lingeringly.
The day drags through, though storms keep out the
Long, open panegyric drags at best. -- Gay.
3. To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back.
A propeller is said to drag when the sails urge the
vessel faster than the revolutions of the screw can
propel her. --Russell.
4. To fish with a dragnet.
, n. [See Drag
, v. t., and cf. Dray
a cart, and
1. The act of dragging; anything which is dragged.
2. A net, or an apparatus, to be drawn along the bottom under
water, as in fishing, searching for drowned persons, etc.
3. A kind of sledge for conveying heavy bodies; also, a kind
of low car or handcart; as, a stone drag.
4. A heavy coach with seats on top; also, a heavy carriage.
5. A heavy harrow, for breaking up ground.
(a) 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
(b) Also, a skid or shoe, for retarding the motion of a
(c) Hence, anything that retards; a clog; an obstacle to
progress or enjoyment.
My lectures were only a pleasure to me, and no
drag. --J. D.
7. Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if
clogged. “Had a drag in his walk.”
8. (Founding) The bottom part of a flask or mold, the upper
part being the cope.
9. (Masonry) A steel instrument for completing the dressing
of soft stone.
10. (Marine Engin.) 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
, v. i., 3.
(Naut.), a sail or canvas rigged on a stout
frame, to be dragged by a vessel through the water in
order to keep her head to the wind or to prevent drifting;
-- called also drift sail
, drag sheet
, drag anchor
, floating anchor
(Mining), a spiral hook at the end of a rod for
cleaning drilled holes.