English Hindi Dictionary & Translation

What is the meaning of Drain in Hindi?

Meaning of Drain in Hindi is : नाली

Definition of word Drain

  • To draw off (a liquid) by a gradual process: drained water from the sink. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause liquid to go out from; empty: drained the bathtub; drain the pond. (verb-transitive)
  • To draw off the surface water of: The Mississippi River drains a vast area. (verb-transitive)
  • To drink all the contents of: drained the cup. (verb-transitive)
  • To deplete gradually, especially to the point of complete exhaustion. See Synonyms at deplete. (verb-transitive)
  • To fatigue or spend emotionally or physically: The day's events completely drained me of all strength. (verb-transitive)
  • To flow off or out: Gasoline drained slowly from the tilted can. (verb-intransitive)
  • To become empty by the drawing off of liquid: watched the tub slowly drain. (verb-intransitive)
  • To discharge surface or excess water: The Niagara River drains into Lake Ontario. When flooded, the swamp drains northward. (verb-intransitive)
  • To become gradually depleted; dwindle: felt his enthusiasm draining. (verb-intransitive)
  • A pipe or channel by which liquid is drawn off. (noun)
  • Medicine A device, such as a tube, inserted into the opening of a wound or body cavity to facilitate discharge of fluid or purulent material. (noun)
  • The act or process of draining. (noun)
  • A gradual outflow or loss; consumption or depletion: the drain of young talent by emigration. (noun)
  • Something that causes a gradual loss: interruptions that are a drain on my patience. (noun)
  • down the drain To or into the condition of being wasted or lost: All of our best laid plans are down the drain. (idiom)

Examples of word Drain

  • Brain drain is still claiming Canadian doctors, but not our doctorals.
  • She noted that the more typical "brain drain" is to the US, as Canadian professionals leave for greater income potential.
  • If there is brain drain from a particular country, it can scarcely develop.
  • That a slip-slide into banality leads to forum brain drain is a sort of Catch-22 given.
  • The brain drain is not the consequence of some sort of collective despair.

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