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Pronunciation of Drain  


English Meaning

To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of.

  1. To draw off (a liquid) by a gradual process: drained water from the sink.
  2. To cause liquid to go out from; empty: drained the bathtub; drain the pond.
  3. To draw off the surface water of: The Mississippi River drains a vast area.
  4. To drink all the contents of: drained the cup.
  5. To deplete gradually, especially to the point of complete exhaustion. See Synonyms at deplete.
  6. To fatigue or spend emotionally or physically: The day's events completely drained me of all strength.
  7. To flow off or out: Gasoline drained slowly from the tilted can.
  8. To become empty by the drawing off of liquid: watched the tub slowly drain.
  9. To discharge surface or excess water: The Niagara River drains into Lake Ontario. When flooded, the swamp drains northward.
  10. To become gradually depleted; dwindle: felt his enthusiasm draining.
  11. A pipe or channel by which liquid is drawn off.
  12. Medicine A device, such as a tube, inserted into the opening of a wound or body cavity to facilitate discharge of fluid or purulent material.
  13. The act or process of draining.
  14. A gradual outflow or loss; consumption or depletion: the drain of young talent by emigration.
  15. Something that causes a gradual loss: interruptions that are a drain on my patience.
  16. down the drain To or into the condition of being wasted or lost: All of our best laid plans are down the drain.

Malayalam Meaning

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× വാര്‍ക്കുക - Vaar‍kkuka | Var‍kkuka
× ഇല്ലാതാക്കുക - Illaathaakkuka | Illathakkuka
× ഉലര്‍ത്തുക - Ular‍ththuka | Ular‍thuka
× ഓവുചാല്‍ - Ovuchaal‍ | Ovuchal‍
× പണമോ ശക്തിയോ അധികാരമോ ഇല്ലാതാക്കുക - Panamo Shakthiyo Adhikaaramo Illaathaakkuka | Panamo Shakthiyo Adhikaramo Illathakkuka
× ചാല്‍ - Chaal‍ | Chal‍
× ഓട - Oda
× പ്രണാളം - Pranaalam | Pranalam


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Psalms 75:8

For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, And the wine is red; It is fully mixed, and He pours it out; Surely its dregs shall all the wicked of the earth drain and drink down.

യഹോവയുടെ കയ്യിൽ ഒരു പാനപാത്രം ഉണ്ടു; വീഞ്ഞു നുരെക്കുന്നു; അതു മദ്യംകൊണ്ടു നിറെഞ്ഞിരിക്കുന്നു; അവൻ അതിൽനിന്നു പകരുന്നു; ഭൂമിയിലെ സകലദുഷ്ടന്മാരും അതിന്റെ മട്ടു വലിച്ചുകുടിക്കും.

Ezekiel 23:34

You shall drink and drain it, You shall break its shards, And tear at your own breasts; For I have spoken,' Says the Lord GOD.

നീ അതു കുടിച്ചു വറ്റിച്ചു ഉടെച്ചു കഷണങ്ങളെ നക്കി നിന്റെ മുലകളെ കീറിക്കളയും; ഞാൻ അതു കല്പിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നു എന്നു യഹോവയായ കർത്താവിന്റെ അരുളപ്പാടു.


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