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Meaning & Definition of Drop in English

English

Drop

/drɑp/

noun

1. A shape that is spherical and small

  • "He studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"
  • "Beads of sweat on his forehead"
    synonym:
  • drop
  • ,
  • 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 analyzed"
  • "There is not a drop of pity in that man"
  • "Years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--kipling
    synonym:
  • drop
  • ,
  • 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"
  • "A dip in prices"
  • "When that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
    synonym:
  • drop
  • ,
  • dip
  • ,
  • fall
  • ,
  • free fall

4. A steep high face of rock

  • "He stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"
  • "A steep drop"
    synonym:
  • cliff
  • ,
  • drop
  • ,
  • drop-off

5. A predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)

    synonym:
  • drop

6. A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

  • "It was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
    synonym:
  • drop
  • ,
  • fall

7. A curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies

  • Often used as background scenery
    synonym:
  • drop curtain
  • ,
  • drop cloth
  • ,
  • drop

8. A central depository where things can be left or picked up

    synonym:
  • drop

9. The act of dropping something

  • "They expected the drop would be successful"
    synonym:
  • drop

verb

1. Let fall to the ground

  • "Don't drop the dishes"
    synonym:
  • drop

2. To fall vertically

  • "The bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
    synonym:
  • drop

3. Go down in value

  • "Stock prices dropped"
    synonym:
  • drop

4. Fall or descend to a lower place or level

  • "He sank to his knees"
    synonym:
  • sink
  • ,
  • drop
  • ,
  • drop down

5. Terminate an association with

  • "Drop him from the republican ticket"
    synonym:
  • drop

6. Utter with seeming casualness

  • "Drop a hint"
  • Drop names"
    synonym:
  • drop

7. Stop pursuing or acting

  • "Drop a lawsuit"
  • "Knock it off!"
    synonym:
  • drop
  • ,
  • knock off

8. Leave or unload

  • "Unload the cargo"
  • "Drop off the passengers at the hotel"
    synonym:
  • drop
  • ,
  • drop off
  • ,
  • set down
  • ,
  • put down
  • ,
  • unload
  • ,
  • discharge

9. Cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

  • "Strike down a tree"
  • "Lightning struck down the hikers"
    synonym:
  • fell
  • ,
  • drop
  • ,
  • strike down
  • ,
  • cut down

10. Lose (a game)

  • "The giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
    synonym:
  • drop

11. Pay out

  • "Spend money"
    synonym:
  • spend
  • ,
  • expend
  • ,
  • drop

12. Lower the pitch of (musical notes)

    synonym:
  • flatten
  • ,
  • drop

13. Hang freely

  • "The ornaments dangled from the tree"
  • "The light dropped from the ceiling"
    synonym:
  • dangle
  • ,
  • swing
  • ,
  • drop

14. Stop associating with

  • "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
    synonym:
  • dismiss
  • ,
  • send packing
  • ,
  • send away
  • ,
  • drop

15. Let or cause to fall in drops

  • "Dribble oil into the mixture"
    synonym:
  • dribble
  • ,
  • drip
  • ,
  • drop

16. Get rid of

  • "He shed his image as a pushy boss"
  • "Shed your clothes"
    synonym:
  • shed
  • ,
  • cast
  • ,
  • cast off
  • ,
  • shake off
  • ,
  • throw
  • ,
  • throw off
  • ,
  • throw away
  • ,
  • drop

17. Take (a drug, especially lsd), by mouth

  • "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"
    synonym:
  • drop

18. Omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing

  • " new englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
    synonym:
  • drop

19. Leave undone or leave out

  • "How could i miss that typo?"
  • "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
    synonym:
  • neglect
  • ,
  • pretermit
  • ,
  • omit
  • ,
  • drop
  • ,
  • miss
  • ,
  • leave out
  • ,
  • overlook
  • ,
  • overleap

20. Change from one level to another

  • "She dropped into army jargon"
    synonym:
  • drop

21. Fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death

  • "Shop til you drop"
    synonym:
  • drop

22. Grow worse

  • "Her condition deteriorated"
  • "Conditions in the slums degenerated"
  • "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
    synonym:
  • devolve
  • ,
  • deteriorate
  • ,
  • drop
  • ,
  • degenerate

23. Give birth

  • Used for animals
  • "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
    synonym:
  • drop

Examples of using

I said drop your weapon!
I said drop your weapon!
Do not throw or drop the console or accessories, or expose them to strong physical shock.