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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 ?
Found her range She dropped serve in the first game and was soon 2-0 down, but the Russian promptly found her range and she was back level after a thrilling fourth game that saw several deuces and some big hitting from both ends.
Raonic dropped serve at the start of the third and that effectively spelled the end of his challenge.
The last came when Seppi served for the set at 5-3, but a rain break did not help Ward as he promptly dropped serve for a third straight time to lose the set.
The 19-year-old took the seventh game but the unforced errors that peppered her performance on Friday evening would prevent her from building on her confident start to the set, as she dropped serve in the 11th game as Li took a 6-5 advantage.
He was quickly tackled by security staff and wrestled to the ground but Nadal was very close and appeared shaken as he promptly dropped serve.
1 dropped serve four times as he beat Robin Haase 6-4 6-2.
Keothavong obtained a solitary break in the first set but was then put on the back foot when she dropped serve in the first game of the second.
1 dropped serve three times in the opening set as he surprisingly struggled to gain any sort of rhythm.
Even when Serena dropped serve, they never looked seriously threatened.
Murray dropped serve in the opening game of the first set, but broke back in the sixth game to level at 3-3.
Djokovic dropped serve only once as Murray briefly rallied in the second set but the Serb hit back for a convincing and deserved victory.
Despite Gasquet being ranked 17th in the world, to Henman's 43rd, the match looked to be going only one way when the Frenchman dropped serve in the third game of the second set.
In fact, facing an opponent who had not played a top tier match since last October, Djokovic's only blip was when he dropped serve in the eighth game of the opening set.
The second seed needed just one chance to claim a crucial break and wrap up the first set, and appeared on course for a clinical victory when Nishikori dropped serve early in the second set.
Kuznetsova sports a tattoo on her right arm which declares "pain doesn't kill me, I kill the pain" but on Wednesday a left hamstring strain proved to be her undoing as she dropped serve six times before bowing out.