Purging vs Draining - What's the difference?

purging | draining |


As verbs the difference between purging and draining

is that purging is while draining is .

As nouns the difference between purging and draining

is that purging is the act by which something is purged while draining is the practice of exploring drains, tunnels, or sewers.

As an adjective draining is

that drains.

purging

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is purged.
  • (medicine) vomiting
  • * 1849 , The Journal of Health and Disease (page 98)
  • He had violent pains in his belly, and purgings

    draining

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That drains
  • Noun

    (-)
  • the practice of exploring drains, tunnels, or sewers