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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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They feel the company has not taken into account how much wages have dropped behind in the last few years.
Adidas-Saloman, the world's second biggest sports goods maker, needs to boost its image in the US where sales have dropped behind rivals Nike and Reebok.
They dropped behind five minutes from the end before claiming a 90-80 win.
2 to first in the BCS, was in a way not even your favorite dufus could calculate, actually dropped behind LSU into third and to the Rose Bowl.
Last week's century maker Ravi Nagra fell first ball to John Young without a run being added and then Worcestershire wicket keeper James Pipe was inexplicably dropped behind without adding to the score.
Smith, who has earned three caps as a substitute under Sven-Goran Eriksson, is understood to have dropped behind Darius Vassell in the England rankings after the Aston Villa striker scored on his debut in Holland last month.
Mr Coburn served in the SAS from 1990-97 and was a member of the Bravo Two Zero, which was dropped behind enemy lines during the Gulf War.
Davenport, who won the US Open last year, went to No 1 in October and dropped behind Martina Hingis in February.
The main reason why Nokia dropped behind Motorola was due to it lack of phone models, however, along with the launch of 7610, added the hot sales of 6610 for the whole year, Nokia still achieved a good performance.
A bird called the Duke of Normandy won the Dickin Medal - the animal version of the Victoria Cross - after being dropped behind enemy lines with Allied soldiers.
Dubai, Oct 13 (ANI): India has consolidated its position at the top of the ICC Test Championship table whereas Australia has dropped behind England into fifth position after losing both Tests of the series which concluded in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
He was dropped behind enemy lines seven miles from Arnhem, and his task was to help secure a bridge over the Rhine into Germany.
After a promising start, the 26-year-old has dropped behind his chief rivals.
They say their pay has dropped behind that of people in similar jobs and are asking for between 20 and 23 per cent over three years.
But he played poorly down the stretch and dropped behind Huet at the end of the season.