drain-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: flow off, empty of (usually liquid)

NOTE: implies a change of location of the removed substance Syntax Is: NP1[agent] DRAIN NP2[theme] (PP{P NP[source]}) (PP[directional]) NP1[agent] DRAIN NP2[source] NP1[theme] DRAIN PP{P NP[source]}

I drained the juices from the fruit and added the sugar.
One pump drained the hole itself, while the other drained the sump.
The narrower branch, on the right side, drained the right renal and hepatic veins.
For 20 seconds, the oil drained from the engine.
The color drained from Amanda Lindsay's face.
The third and last sip should drain the cup.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4,clear-10.3-1,cheat-10.6-1
FrameNet: Emptying,Removing
PropBank: drain.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
drain_the_cup 1

Sense Number 2: deplete of resources

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 DRAIN NP2[source] (of NP3[theme])

She drained my bank account, drained my blood, drained my life, drained my soul, then left.
If you have fully drained the battery, once you plug in the computer and start it up, you may see a red X.
Something had to be done--it drained me of my energy and optimism.
The challenges and responsibilities of being a mother and wife drained her of any free time.

VerbNet: cheat-10.6-1
FrameNet: Emptying
PropBank: drain.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4