Synonyms for drained

Grammar : Adj
Spell : dreyn
Phonetic Transcription : dreɪn

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Définition of drained

Origin :
  • Old English dreahnian "to drain, strain out," from Proto-Germanic *dreug-, source of drought, dry, giving the English word originally a sense of "make dry." Figurative meaning of "exhaust" is attested from 1650s. The word is not found in surviving texts between late Old English and the 1500s. Related: Drained; draining.
  • adj used up; exhausted
Example sentences :
  • It is for me to fill your cups again, since you have drained them to my dear lads of the white jerkin.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • But Della drained her draught of joy to the dregs, and then tilted her cup anew.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • But the others could find no fault with it, and Sereno drained the pail.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • He paused no more until the goblet was drained to the last drop.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • That was when all this flat central country was swampish and hadn't been drained off yet.
  • Extract from : « Alice Adams » by Booth Tarkington
  • All the water in the boat had drained to that side and my shoulders and neck were immersed.
  • Extract from : « The Long Labrador Trail » by Dillon Wallace
  • You are as white as though it were your blood and not his which was drained away.
  • Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • But now I merely recovered my glass of champagne and drained it.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The corn is first parboiled in water; then drained and well dried.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • I have not yet drained the cup of suffering, and now I feel that I still have long to live.
  • Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov

Antonyms for drained

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