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Verb: drop (dropped,dropping)  dróp
  1. Let fall to the ground
    "Don't drop the dishes"
  2. To fall vertically
    "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
  3. Go down in value
    "Stock prices dropped"
  4. Fall or descend to a lower place or level
    "He dropped to his knees";
    - sink, drop down
  5. Terminate an association with
    "drop him from the Republican ticket"
  6. Utter with seeming casualness
    "drop a hint"; "drop names"
  7. Stop pursuing or acting
    "drop a lawsuit";
    - knock off [informal]
  8. Remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave
    "drop off the passengers at the hotel";
    - drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge
  9. Cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
    "drop a tree";
    - fell, strike down, cut down
  10. (sport) lose (a game)
    "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
  11. Pay out
    "drop money";
    - spend, expend
  12. (music) lower the pitch of (musical notes)
    - flatten
  13. Hang loosely
    "The light dropped from the ceiling";
    - dangle, swing
  14. Stop associating with
    "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock";
    - dismiss, send packing, send away
  15. Let or cause to fall in drops
    "drop oil into the mixture";
    - dribble, drip
  16. To remove
    - shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, lose
  17. Take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
    "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"
  18. Omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
    "New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
  19. Leave undone or leave out
    - neglect, pretermit, omit, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
  20. Change from one level to another
    "She dropped into army jargon"
  21. Fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
    "shop til you drop"
  22. Grow progressively worse
    - devolve, deteriorate, degenerate
  23. Give birth; used for animals
    "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
Noun: drop  dróp
  1. A shape that is spherical and small
    "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops";
    - bead, pearl
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. A steep high face of rock
    "a steep drop"; "he stood on a high drop-off overlooking the town";
    - cliff, drop-off
  5. A predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
  6. A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
    "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height";
    - fall
  7. A curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    - drop curtain, drop cloth
  8. A central depository where things can be left or picked up
  9. The act of dropping something
    "they expected the drop would be successful"

Derived forms: drops, dropped, dropping

See also: send, strike

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 [informal], give the sack, give tongue to, give up, go down, gravitation, hang, have, hidey-hole [informal], hiding place, hidy-hole [informal], lay off, lose, mantle, modify, move, pall, pay, pour, quit, remove, repository, sack, send away, sink, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, sphere, stop, surcease [archaic], take, take away, terminate, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, wane, withdraw, worsen

Antonym: sharpen

Encyclopedia: Drop, Masovian Voivodeship