Übersetzung von “drain” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /dreɪn/ us /dreɪn/

to remove the liquid from something by pouring it away

Drain the pasta and add the tomatoes.

If something drains, or if you drain it, liquid flows away or out of it.

desaguar(se), irse
noun uk /dreɪn/ us /dreɪn/

a pipe or hole that takes away waste liquids or water

She poured the dirty water down the drain.

(Übersetzung von “drain” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


verb /drein/

to clear (land) of water by the use of ditches and pipes

vaciar, drenar
There are plans to drain the marsh.

(of water) to run away

The water drained away/off into the ditch.

to pour off the water etc from or allow the water etc to run off from

Would you drain the vegetables?
He drained the petrol tank
The blood drained from her face.

to drink everything contained in

apurar, vaciar
He drained his glass.

to use up completely (the money, strength etc of)

The effort drained all his energy.
drainage /-nidʒ/ noun

the process, method or system of carrying away extra water

This plant needs drainage if planted in a pot.
draining board noun

(British ) the area at the side of a sink grooved and sloping to allow water from dishes to drain away; drainboard(American).

I left the plates on the draining board to dry.
drainpipe noun

a pipe which carries water from the roof of a building to the ground

tubo de desagüe
a blocked drainpipe.
down the drain


We had to scrap everything and start again – six months’ work down the drain!

(Übersetzung von “drain” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)