drained etymology

English word drained comes from English -ed, English drain

Detailed word origin of drained

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ed English (eng) Used to form past participles of (regular) verbs. See -en and -t for variants. Used to form past tenses of (regular) verbs. In linguistics, it is used for the base form of any past form. See -t for a variant. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.. As an extension of the above, when used along with an adjective preceding the noun, [...]
drain English (eng) (chiefly, UK) An access point or conduit for rainwater that drains directly downstream in a (drainage) basin without going through sewers or water treatment in order to prevent or belay floods.. (electronics) The name of one terminal of a field effect transistor (FET).. (pinball) An outhole.. (vulgar) An act of urination.. A conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained [...]
drained English (eng) Lacking motivation and energy; very tired; knackered.. Of a battery, empty of charge; discharged.

Words with the same origin as drained

Descendants of -ed
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