Definition of sag:
- Fig.: To lose firmness or elasticity; to sink; to droop; to flag; to bend; to yield, as the mind or spirits, under the pressure of care, trouble, doubt, or the like; to be unsettled or unbalanced.
- State of sinking or bending; sagging.
- To cause to bend or give way; to load.
- To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily.
- To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or cable supported by its ends sags, though tightly drawn; the floor of a room sags; hence, to lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position; as, a building may sag one way or another; a door sags on its hinges.
atomize, decrease, careen, ease up, wilt, lurch, hollow, basin, increase, drop, decline, reel, soft, keel, convex, elastic, dip, drop off, bubble, depression, pliable, boil away, boil over, cut, boil, cloud, concavity, supple, break down, crater, stagger, shrinkage, slack, collapse, pliant, plunge, slackness, boil up, better, flop, pit, swag, fall off, ease off, plastic, droop, malleable, resilient, diminish, shrink, cutback, lop, slip, slouch, sink, flag, reduction, sag down, sinkhole, yielding, flexible, dwindle, bake, slacken off, clear.
- curve (part of speech: verb)
- hang (part of speech: verb)
- depression (part of speech: noun)
- "Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl", Fannie Hurst.
- "A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches", Sarah Orne Jewett.
- "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.