5 letter word starting with drai

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
drail verb t. & i. To trail; to draggle.
drain verb t. To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of., 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., To filter., To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off., To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as, let the vessel stand and drain., The act of draining, or of drawing off; gradual and continuous outflow or withdrawal; as, the drain of specie from a country., That means of which anything is drained; a channel; a trench; a water course; a sewer; a sink., The grain from the mashing tub; as, brewers’ drains.