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