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Definitions of drain
v. t. - To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of. 2
v. t. - To exhaust of liquid contents by drawing them off; to make gradually dry or empty; to remove surface water, as from streets, by gutters, etc.; to deprive of moisture; hence, to exhaust; to empty of wealth, resources, or the like; as, to drain a country of its specie. 2
v. t. - To filter. 2
v. i. - To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off. 2
v. i. - To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as, let the vessel stand and drain. 2
n. - The act of draining, or of drawing off; gradual and continuous outflow or withdrawal; as, the drain of specie from a country. 2
n. - That means of which anything is drained; a channel; a trench; a water course; a sewer; a sink. 2
n. - The grain from the mashing tub; as, brewers' drains. 2

The word "drain" uses 5 letters: A D I N R.

Direct anagrams of drain:
  dinar   nadir   ranid

Words formed by adding one letter before or after drain (in bold), or to adinr in any order:
a -   radian   b -   riband   c -   rancid   e -   denari   rained   g -   daring   gradin   l -   aldrin   o -   inroad   ordain   q -   qindar   s -   dinars   drains   nadirs   ranids   u -   durian   w -   inward  

Shorter words found within drain:
ad   ai   aid   ain   air   airn   an   and   ani   ar   arid   darn   din   id   in   na   nard   rad   raid   rain   ran   rand   rani   ria   rid   rin   rind  

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