Textual thesaurus for "drag"

(noun) puff, pull

a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke)

he took a puff on his pipe; he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the smoke slowly

(noun) retarding force

the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid

(verb) drag on, drag out

proceed for an extended period of time

The speech dragged on for two hours

(verb) puff, draw

suck in or take (air)

draw a deep breath; draw on a cigarette

(verb) dredge

search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost

(verb) cart, hale, haul

draw slowly or heavily

haul stones; haul nets

(verb) scuff

walk without lifting the feet

(verb) drop back, drop behind, trail, get behind, hang back

to lag or linger behind

But in so many other areas we still are dragging

(verb) embroil, drag in, sweep, sweep up, tangle

force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

They were swept up by the events; don't drag me into this business