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drag down

Definition of drag down

  1. 1 :  to force (someone) into a bad situation or condition <We cannot let our enemies drag us down to their level.>

  2. 2 :  to make (someone) unhappy <You can't let her bad moods drag you down.>

  3. 3 :  to make (something) lower in amount or quality <High energy costs are dragging down profits.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  something used to drag with

    :  a device for dragging under water to detect or obtain objects

    :  something that is dragged, pulled, or drawn along or over a surface: as

  1. :  to draw slowly or heavily :  haul

    :  to cause (as oneself) to move with slowness or difficulty

    :  to cause to trail along a surface

  1. :  of, being, involving, or intended for a person in drag

  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down: as

    :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down

    :  a complete play to advance the ball in football

  1. :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down

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