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Adjective: dropping  dró-ping
  1. Coming down freely under the influence of gravity
    "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs";
    - falling
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 freely
    "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. Get rid of
    - 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 worse
    - devolve, deteriorate, degenerate
  23. 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 [informal], give the sack, give tongue to, give up, go down, hang, have, lay off, lose, modify, move, pay, pour, quit, remove, sack, send away, sink, stop, surcease [archaic], take, take away, terminate, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, wane, withdraw, worsen

Encyclopedia: Dropping

Drop, Masovian Voivodeship