Synonyms and Antonyms of drains (away)
- as the city lost population, its political influence drained away
abates, declines, decreases, de-escalates, dies (away or down or out), diminishes, drops (off), dwindles, eases, ebbs, falls, falls away, lessens, lets up, lowers, moderates, palls, phases down, ratchets (down) also rachets (down) , recedes, relents, remits, shrinks, subsides, tapers, tapers off, wanes
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