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  • the act of dropping something
    • they expected the drop would be successful
  • a central depository where things can be left or picked up
  • a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
  • a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
    • it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height
  • a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
  • a steep high face of rock
    • he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town
    • a steep drop
  • 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
  • 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
  • a shape that is spherical and small
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead
  • give birth; used for animals
    • The cow dropped her calf this morning
  • grow worse
    • Her condition deteriorated
    • Conditions in the slums degenerated
    • The discussion devolved into a shouting match
  • fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
    • shop til you drop
  • change from one level to another
    • She dropped into army jargon
  • leave undone or leave out
    • How could I miss that typo?
    • The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten
  • omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
    • New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's
  • take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
    • She dropped acid when she was a teenager
  • get rid of
    • he shed his image as a pushy boss
    • shed your clothes
  • let or cause to fall in drops
    • dribble oil into the mixture
  • stop associating with
    • They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock
  • hang freely
    • the ornaments dangled from the tree
    • The light dropped from the ceiling
  • lower the pitch of (musical notes)
  • pay out
    • spend money
  • lose (a game)
    • The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13
  • cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
    • strike down a tree
    • Lightning struck down the hikers
  • leave or unload
    • unload the cargo
    • drop off the passengers at the hotel
  • stop pursuing or acting
    • drop a lawsuit
    • knock it off!
  • utter with seeming casualness; drop names"
    • drop a hint
  • terminate an association with
    • drop him from the Republican ticket
  • fall or descend to a lower place or level
    • He sank to his knees
  • go down in value
    • Stock prices dropped
  • to fall vertically
    • the bombs are dropping on enemy targets
  • let fall to the ground
    • Don't drop the dishes
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