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DRAINED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does drained mean? 

DRAINED (adjective)
  The adjective DRAINED has 3 senses:

1. emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid)
2. very tired
3. drained of electric charge; discharged

  Familiarity information: DRAINED used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DRAINED (adjective)


Sense 1drained [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid)

Context examples:

a drained marsh / a drained tank / a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything

Similar:

empty (emptied of emotion)

exhausted (drained physically)

Antonym:

undrained (not drained)


Sense 2drained [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Very tired

Synonyms:

knackered; drained

Similar:

tired (depleted of strength or energy)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


Sense 3drained [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Drained of electric charge; discharged

Synonyms:

drained; dead

Context examples:

a dead battery / left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained

Similar:

uncharged (of a particle or body or system; having no charge)


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