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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

References in periodicals archive ?
The obvious answer, of course, is for more trade schools which can truly cater to the real needs of potential drop-out students.
LIVERPOOL'S reputation as a "world-class" place to study was today boosted by a reduction in university drop-outs across the city.
A model centre will be created in a first stage for young drop-outs between the ages of 16 and 25 by providing an adequate training to this category that meets their needs before generalise it later to other governorates where the rate of dropouts is high, the press release specifies.
England had defended well on the wrong end of five consecutive penalties and three goal-line drop-outs, but the dam eventually burst six minutes before the break.
This ensures the strongest signal, highest throughput and least interference, enabling Ola Cabs staff to on-board vehicles over the Wi-Fi network quickly and efficiently, without the fear of drop-outs.
Everton will probably need to avoid defeat in Wolfsburg if they are to secure top spot in their group and avoid Champions League Champions League drop-outs in the last 32.
Now, aged 19, they are working-class school drop-outs enjoying a life of casual sex, drug use and theft in Montreal.
I'm one of the vast majority of MOOC drop-outs, but in my case my course abandonment had two causes:
The home side had the better of the opening stages after Brett Robinson had forced two goal-line drop-outs with testing grubbers, but on no occasion did they look like converting possession into points.
Priority will be given to youth who are school drop-outs, have studied up to 10th class or 12th class and those who are college drop-outs.
Accommodating a wide input range from 16 V to 160 VDC, the RUW Series has a high immunity to input surges and is able to "ride-through" drop-outs of indefinite duration across the input range by addition of a relatively small external capacitor.
Alan Pardew's men will now have to win in Bordeaux on December 6 if they are to snatch back top spot in the group, with much resting on that outcome as the Champions League drop-outs prepare to enter the competition in the new year.
Eight-year-old newcomer Quvenzhane Wallis is the precocious Hushpuppy who lives in a New Orleans swamp called The Bathtub with her alcoholic dad, plus a ragtag of drunks and drop-outs.
This paper focuses on predicting drop-outs and school failures when student data has been enriched with data derived from students social behaviour.
Let's say the average patient spends about 20 [pounds sterling] a month on contact lenses, and all told they're generating 15k [pounds sterling] profit--however, if you suffer 30% in drop-outs, that's costing you 5,000 [pounds sterling] per 100 patients, around 50 [pounds sterling] per patient.