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drop (n):
the act of dropping something
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they expected the drop would be successful
drop (n):
a central depository where things can be left or picked up
drop (n):
a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
drop (n):
a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
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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

Related Words: fall
drop (n):
a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
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it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height
Related Words: fall
drop (n):
a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
drop (n):
a steep high face of rock
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he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town.
a steep drop
drop (n):
a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
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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
drop (n):
a shape that is spherical and small
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he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops.
beads of sweat on his forehead

Related Words: bead
drop (v):
give birth; used for animals
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The cow dropped her calf this morning
drop (v):
grow worse
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Her condition deteriorated.
Conditions in the slums degenerated.
The discussion devolved into a shouting match

Related Words: degeneratedeteriorate
drop (v):
fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
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shop til you drop
drop (v):
stop pursuing or acting
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drop a lawsuit.
knock it off!
drop (v):
lower the pitch of (musical notes)
Related Word: flatten
drop (v):
go down in value
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Stock prices dropped
drop (v):
change from one level to another
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She dropped into army jargon
drop (v):
leave undone or leave out
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How could I miss that typo?
The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten

Related Words: neglectomitpretermit
drop (v):
omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
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New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's
drop (v):
utter with seeming casualness
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drop a hint.
drop names
drop (v):
lose (a game)
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The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13
drop (v):
take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
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She dropped acid when she was a teenager
drop (v):
cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
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strike down a tree.
Lightning struck down the hikers

Related Word: fell
drop (v):
leave or unload
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unload the cargo.
drop off the passengers at the hotel
drop (v):
get rid of
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he shed his image as a pushy boss.
shed your clothes
drop (v):
let or cause to fall in drops
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dribble oil into the mixture
Related Words: dribbledrip
drop (v):
to fall vertically
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the bombs are dropping on enemy targets
drop (v):
let fall to the ground
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Don't drop the dishes
drop (v):
fall or descend to a lower place or level
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He sank to his knees
drop (v):
pay out
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spend money
Related Words: expendspend
drop (v):
terminate an association with
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drop him from the Republican ticket
drop (v):
stop associating with
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They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock
drop (v):
hang freely
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the ornaments dangled from the tree.
The light dropped from the ceiling

Related Word: swing
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The undeserving are often lucky

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The undeserving are often lucky.


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