Definitions for drag out

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word drag out

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drag on, drag out(verb)

    last unnecessarily long

  2. drag, drag on, drag out(verb)

    proceed for an extended period of time

    "The speech dragged on for two hours"

Wiktionary

  1. drag out(Verb)

    To extend or lengthen excessively.

  2. drag out(Verb)

    To haul or bring out forcefully or as though with force.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott:

    This is not something that should drag out.

  2. Elijah Cummings:

    Rather than drag out this political charade into 2016 and selectively leak portions of a closed-door interview, the Committee should schedule the public hearing, make her records public and re-focus its efforts on the attacks in Benghazi.

  3. Donnie Dixon:

    Sometimes you get into the thick of an investigation and you get a question answered that breeds three more questions, especially in a high-profile matter like this, where there are a lot of strong feelings on both sides, once you've started down this road sometimes it can drag out.


Translations for drag out

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • vatvoa, venyttää, pitkittääFinnish
  • faire traîner, faire traîner en longueurFrench

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