Synonyms of drag in English:

drag


See definition of drag

verb

1‘she dragged the heavy chair nearer to the bed’

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haul, pull, draw, tug, heave, trail, trawl, tow
Irish streel
informal yank, lug
archaic hale

2‘the day dragged for Anne’

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become tedious, appear to pass slowly, go slowly, move slowly, creep along, limp along, crawl, hang heavy, go at a snail's pace, wear on, go on too long, go on and on

noun

1‘the drag of the air brakes causes more rapid deceleration’

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pull, tug, tow, heave, yank
resistance, braking, retardation

2‘working nine to five can be a drag’

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bore, tedious thing, tiresome thing, nuisance, bother, trouble, pest, annoyance, source of annoyance, trial, vexation, thorn in one's flesh
tiresome person, tedious person
informal pain, pain in the neck, bind, headache, hassle
North American informal pain in the butt, nudnik
Australian informal fair cow
Australian, New Zealand informal nark
British informal, dated blighter, blister, pill
British vulgar slang pain in the arse

Phrases

    drag one's feet/heels

    ‘Stop dragging your feet. We have to move.’


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    informal


    US informal


    drag something out

    ‘that procedure was bound to drag out the negotiations’


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    archaic


    drag on

    ‘the war dragged on’


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