Synonyms and Antonyms of draining (away)
- as the city lost population, its political influence drained away
abating, declining, decreasing, de-escalating, diminishing, dropping (off), dwindling, dying (away or down or out), easing, ebbing, falling, falling away, lessening, letting up, lowering, moderating, palling, phasing down, ratcheting (down) also racheting (down) , receding, relenting, remitting, shrinking, subsiding, tapering, tapering off, waning
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