drained drained  /d ˈreɪnd/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Massive internal hemorrhaging had drained him of 90% of his blood.
  2. In the lands drained by the Shannon, the Niger, the Nile, the Euphrates, the Ganges, the Indus and the Irrawaddy, Marxism is not the paramount issue.
  3. They drained the blood from a dog.

News

  1. Dwyane Wade needed knee drained to play Game 7 of Finals

    Dwyane Wade had his left knee drained one day before Game 7 of the NBA Finals, then got about eight hours of game-day therapy just so he could play in the title-clinching win for the Miami Heat. Wade tells The Associated Press that his left knee was swollen ”like a coconut” after a collision with San [...]
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Inside Hoops

  2. Wade needed knee drained to play Game 7

    Dwyane Wade had his left knee drained one day before Game 7 of the NBA Finals, then got about eight hours of game-day therapy just so he could play in the title-clinching win for the Miami Heat.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: ESPN

  3. Wade needed knee drained to play Game 7 of Finals

    MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade had his left knee drained one day before Game 7 of the NBA Finals, then got about eight hours of game-day therapy just so he could play in the title-clinching win for the Miami Heat.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "Ambassador said he had never seen such construction in any place. Especially malarial swamps been completely drained and a great deal of works done," Kennedy writes. "Soldiers tough, rugged, cocky."
    on May 28, 2008 By: John F Kennedy Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  2. "Now that it's drained, we're going to see how he responds," Cashman said. "Get a gauge of how much improvement, if at all, there is."
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Brian Cashman Source: USA Today

  3. "Congress shouldn't leave its business unfinished while American wallets are drained at the pump," said Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla.
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: Ander Crenshaw Source: Boston Herald

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