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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 American world number one dropped serve immediately against her teenage opponent on a fresh morning at Roland Garros before reeling off the next six games.
Federer kept his nose in front in a nerve-racking decider and clinched victory after over four hours when Roddick dropped serve for the only time in the match, at 14-15, when he mishit a forehand.
Nadal has not dropped serve throughouthe tournament and saved all six of the Russian's break points on the way to his 24th straight win on clay.
Had I dropped serve, then I might have been in big trouble,' added Childs, who made what the match-winning break in the eighth game.
Henman secured another break and squared the match when Voinea dropped serve for the third time in succession by over-hitting with a mistimed forehand down the middle of the court.
Both players dropped serve early in the first set before the second-seeded Nadal broke decisively to lead 4-3.
Murray did not face a break point until he dropped serve at 5-3 in the second set.
First he dropped serve when he dumped a low backhand volley into the net after Henman had produced a dipping return, and after losing the first set Escude collapsed dramatically.
The battle between the hard-hitting Rusedski and gifted all-rounder Hewitt was close until the Briton dropped serve by netting a forehand on break-point, handing his opponent a 4-3 lead in the first set.
She won that game but then dropped serve to slide out of the tournament 6-3, 6-4.
INDIANAPOLIS: Sam Querrey dropped serve for the first time this week, but still ensured an all-American final here on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Canada s Frank Dancevic.
Murray (left) did not face a break point until he dropped serve at 5-3 in the second set.
At that point he had only lost seven points on his own serve but, taking his eye off the ball, he dropped serve.
The Briton dropped serve twice in the second set but broke back twice, the second time just before the medical break.
Murray (left), who could face meet Canas again in the Davis Cup in February, did not face a break point until he dropped serve at 5-3 in the second set.