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Synonyms for drop


let go of








drop back or behind

drop by or in (on)


drop off: fall asleep


drop out of something

drop someone off


Synonyms for drop

a quantity of liquid falling or resting in a spherical mass

a small amount of liquor

the act of dropping from a height


the extent or measurement downward from a surface

a downward slope or distance

to go from a more erect posture to a less erect posture

to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

to slope downward

to cease consideration or treatment of

to take or leave out

to suffer the loss of


to suddenly lose all health or strength

to fall or let fall in drops of liquid

to move downward in response to gravity


to come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily

to cause to descend

drop by: to go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize

drop in: to go to or seek out the company of in order to socialize

drop off: to decline, as in value or quantity, very gradually

Synonyms for drop

a shape that is spherical and small


a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

a steep high face of rock

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

a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies

a central depository where things can be left or picked up

the act of dropping something

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go down in value

fall or descend to a lower place or level

terminate an association with

utter with seeming casualness

cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

lose (a game)

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lower the pitch of (musical notes)


hang freely


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let or cause to fall in drops


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take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth

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omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing

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change from one level to another

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fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death

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give birth

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and sometimes dropping names from, that list ever since.
Part of his fun is referencing nearly all of the literary lions who've said something about consumer culture, borrowing styles and dropping names along the way.
I'm poor but I'm not reduced to dropping names and I won't ask questions.
I'VE tried to avoid dropping names since a kind soul wrote in to say all I did was mention famous people I knew.
Alas, the writers and producers are less interested in charting what must have been a very interesting and charmed life as Hendrix rubbed elbows with these influential artists than they are in dropping names, so quickly, Jimi's shuffled off to London, where he becomes an instant smash with his group, the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
Now I travel around the country doing my one-man show shamelessly dropping names," admits Jon, who called his autobiography Moon Boots And Dinner Suits.
eMAIL for the Macintosh offers the same easy administration as DaVinci's current DOS and Windows release with a graphical administrative interface allowing administrators to add and move users by dragging and dropping names and to fix or purge mailboxes by selecting menu items.
Some throw their weight around, dropping names of their "high and mighty" relatives/ acquaintances, while others actually fall to the feet of the policemen.