Verb: drop (dropped,dropping) dróp
Noun: drop dróp
- Let fall to the ground
"Don't drop the dishes"
- To fall vertically
"the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
- Go down in value
"Stock prices dropped"
- Fall or descend to a lower place or level
"He dropped to his knees";
- sink, drop down
- Terminate an association with
"drop him from the Republican ticket"
- Utter with seeming casualness
"drop a hint"; drop names"
- Stop pursuing or acting
"drop a lawsuit";
- knock off
- Leave at a destination; remove from a transport container
"drop off the passengers at the hotel";
- drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge
- Cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
"drop a tree";
- fell, strike down, cut down
- (sport) lose (a game)
"The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
- Pay out
- spend, expend
- (music) lower the pitch of (musical notes)
- Hang freely
"The light dropped from the ceiling";
- dangle, swing
- Stop associating with
"They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock";
- dismiss, send packing, send away
- Let or cause to fall in drops
"drop oil into the mixture";
- dribble, drip
- Get rid of
- shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, lose
- Take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
"She dropped acid when she was a teenager"
- Omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
"New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
- Leave undone or leave out
- neglect, pretermit, omit, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
- Change from one level to another
"She dropped into army jargon"
- Fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
"shop til you drop"
- Grow worse
- devolve, deteriorate, degenerate
- Give birth; used for animals
"The cow dropped her calf this morning"
- A shape that is spherical and small
"he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops";
- bead, pearl
- A small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
"he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analysed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man";
- drib, driblet
- A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
"a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery";
- dip, fall, free fall
- A steep high face of rock
"a steep drop"; "he stood on a high drop-off overlooking the town";
- cliff, drop-off
- A predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
- A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
"it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height";
- A curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
- drop curtain, drop cloth
- A central depository where things can be left or picked up
- The act of dropping something
"they expected the drop would be successful"
Derived forms: dropped, drops, dropping
Type of: alter, bear, birth, can [N. Amer, informal], cease, change, change posture, come down, curtain, cut, decline, decrease, decrement, deliver, deposit, depositary, depository, descend, descent, discontinue, dismiss, displace, do drugs, drape, drapery, drug, elide, express, fall, fire, force out, formation, geological formation, give birth, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, give tongue to, give up, go down, gravitation, hang, have, hidey-hole, hiding place, hidy-hole, lay off, lose, mantle, modify, move, pall, pay, pour, quit, remove, repository, sack, send away, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, sphere, stop, surcease [archaic], take, take away, terminate, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, wane, withdraw, worsen
Encyclopedia: Drop, Masovian Voivodeship