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verb
  1. 1
    to let liquid flow away from something

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    1. a.
      if liquid drains from something, it flows away

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  2. 2
    to get rid of the water in an area of land so that it can be used for farming or building on

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    1. a.
      if land or soil drains, water flows out of it so that it is not too wet

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  3. 3
    to drink all the liquid in a container

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  4. 5
    if a feeling drains from you, it goes away so that you do not feel it any more

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