Adjective: dropping dró-ping
Verb: drop (dropped,dropping) dróp
- Coming down freely under the influence of gravity
"the eerie whistle of dropping bombs";
- 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"
See also: descending
Type of: alter, bear, birth, can [N. Amer, informal], cease, change, change posture, come down, cut, decline, deliver, descend, discontinue, dismiss, displace, do drugs, drug, elide, express, fall, fire, force out, give birth, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, give tongue to, give up, go down, hang, have, lay off, lose, modify, move, pay, pour, quit, remove, sack, send away, stop, surcease [archaic], take, take away, terminate, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, wane, withdraw, worsen
Encyclopedia: Dropping Drop, Masovian Voivodeship