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

dragplay
  1. :  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

  1. :  to draw or pull slowly or heavily :  haul

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

    :  to cause to trail (see 1trail 1a) along a surface

  1. :  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)

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

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

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down (see 1down) (as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  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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