Dictionary Results for drop


1. drop - noun

· a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"

Synonym(s): bead, pearl

Hypernym(s): sphere




2. drop - noun

· 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(s): drib, driblet

Hypernym(s): small_indefinite_quantity, small_indefinite_amount




3. drop - noun

· 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(s): dip, fall, free_fall

Hypernym(s): decrease, decrement




4. drop - noun

· a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"

Synonym(s): cliff, drop-off

Hypernym(s): geological_formation, formation




5. drop - noun

· a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)

Hypernym(s): hiding_place




6. drop - noun

· a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"

Synonym(s): fall

Hypernym(s): descent, gravitation




7. drop - noun

· a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery

Synonym(s): drop_curtain, drop_cloth

Hypernym(s): curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pall




8. drop - noun

· a central depository where things can be left or picked up

Hypernym(s): depository, deposit, depositary, repository




9. drop - noun

· the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"

Hypernym(s): descent




10. drop - verb

· let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"

Hypernym(s): move, displace




11. drop - verb

· to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"

Hypernym(s): descend, fall, go_down, come_down




12. drop - verb

· go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"

Hypernym(s): decline, go_down, wane




13. drop - verb

· fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"

Synonym(s): sink, drop_down

Hypernym(s): change_posture




14. drop - verb

· terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"

Hypernym(s): remove




15. drop - verb

· utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; "drop names"

Hypernym(s): express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give_tongue_to




16. drop - verb

· stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"

Synonym(s): knock_off

Hypernym(s): discontinue, stop, cease, give_up, quit, lay_off




17. drop - verb

· remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

Synonym(s): drop_off, set_down, put_down, unload, discharge

Hypernym(s): deliver




18. drop - verb

· cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"

Synonym(s): fell, strike_down, cut_down

Hypernym(s): cut




19. drop - verb

· lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"

Hypernym(s): lose




20. drop - verb

· pay out; "spend money"

Synonym(s): spend, expend

Hypernym(s): pay




21. drop - verb

· lower the pitch of (musical notes)

Synonym(s): flatten

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




22. drop - verb

· hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"

Synonym(s): dangle, swing

Hypernym(s): hang




23. drop - verb

· stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"

Synonym(s): dismiss, send_packing, send_away

Hypernym(s): displace, fire, give_notice, can, dismiss, give_the_axe, send_away, sack, force_out, give_the_sack, terminate




24. drop - verb

· let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"

Synonym(s): dribble, drip

Hypernym(s): pour




25. drop - verb

· get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

Synonym(s): shed, cast, cast_off, shake_off, throw, throw_off, throw_away

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




26. drop - verb

· take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"

Hypernym(s): drug, do_drugs




27. drop - verb

· omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; "New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"

Hypernym(s): elide




28. drop - verb

· leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

Synonym(s): neglect, pretermit, omit, miss, leave_out, overlook, overleap




29. drop - verb

· change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"

Hypernym(s): change




30. drop - verb

· fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"

Hypernym(s): fall




31. drop - verb

· grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"

Synonym(s): devolve, deteriorate, degenerate

Hypernym(s): worsen, decline




32. drop - verb

· give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"

Hypernym(s): give_birth, deliver, bear, birth, have





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