Synonyms of drag in English:



  • 2 the day dragged for Anne
    become tedious, appear to pass slowly, go slowly, move slowly, creep along, limp along, crawl, hang heavy, go at a snail's pace, wear on, go on too long, go on and on


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drag one's feet/heels

Stop dragging your feet. We have to move. delayput off doing somethingpostpone actiondefer actionprocrastinatebe dilatoryuse delaying tacticsstalltemporizeplay for timeplay a waiting gamedallytake one's time informaldilly-dallyshilly-shally

drag on

the war dragged on persistcontinuego oncarry onextendrun onbe protractedlingerendurekeep upholdprevailsubsist

drag something out

that procedure was bound to drag out the negotiations prolongprotractdraw outstretch outspin outstring outmake something go on and onextendextend the duration oflengthencarry onkeep goingkeep alivecontinue archaicwire-draw

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