Definition of drag down
1 : to force (someone) into a bad situation or condition We cannot let our enemies drag us down to their level.
2 : to make (someone) unhappy You can't let her bad moods drag you down.
3 : to make (something) lower in amount or quality High energy costs are dragging down profits.
Word by Word Definitions
: something used to drag (see 2drag) with
: a device for dragging under water to detect or obtain objects
: something that is dragged, pulled, or drawn along or over a surface: such as
: to draw or pull slowly or heavily : haul
: to cause to move with slowness or difficulty
: to cause to trail (see 1trail 1a) along a surface
: of, being, involving, or intended for a person wearing clothing typical of the opposite sex : of, being, involving, or intended for a person in drag (see 1drag 7b)
: toward or in a lower physical position
: to a lying or sitting position
: toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom
: down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on
: to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as
: to cause to fall by or as if by shooting : bring down
: occupying a low position
: lying on the ground
: directed or going downward
: descent, depression
: an instance of putting down someone (such as an opponent in wrestling)
: a complete play to advance the ball
: a covering of soft fluffy feathers
: these feathers
: something soft and fluffy like down
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