n 1: the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid [syn:
2: 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" [syn: puff
3: 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
behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
2: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets" [syn: haul
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" [syn: embroil
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." [syn: trail
, get behind
back}, drop behind
6: suck in or take, as of air; "draw a deep breath"; draw on a
cigarette" [syn: puff
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 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