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
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)
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"
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"
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
14. drop - verb
· terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
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!"
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
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
19. drop - verb
· lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
20. drop - verb
· pay out; "spend money"
Synonym(s): spend, expend
21. drop - verb
· lower the pitch of (musical notes)
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
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
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"
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"
30. drop - verb
· fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"
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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