draining Definition

  • 1causing someone to feel exhausted or lacking in energy
  • 2removing the liquid from something

Using draining: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "draining" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The long hike was draining, and I needed a break.

  • Example

    Her job was emotionally draining, and she needed to take a break.

  • Example

    He spent the afternoon draining the pool so he could clean it.

  • Example

    She drained the pasta before adding the sauce.

draining Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for draining


Summary: draining in Brief

The term 'draining' [ˈdreɪnɪŋ] can refer to causing exhaustion or removing liquid from something. It is often used to describe physical or emotional fatigue, as in 'The long hike was draining.' It can also refer to the act of removing liquid, as in 'She drained the pasta before adding the sauce.'