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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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Palo Alto Daily News - Free newspaper dropped Mondays last year.
9 : to make a brief visit <We dropped in on a friend.
The QuickReach rocket would be carried aloft by an airplane to its launch area, then dropped to fire its rocket motor and fly into space carrying a satellite.
Moreover, accurate records on exactly when and the reasons why a particular student dropped out were difficult to maintain.
Scaled's Proteus aircraft carried the dummy boosters aloft and dropped them over Cuddeback Dry Lake 35 miles north of Mojave in a test for Transformational Space Corp.
The median sale price for single-family homes dropped 3.
Prior to 2006, monthly median sale prices had not dropped below year-before levels since 1998.
For the first time, the eight-wheel Army Stryker armored car, mounted with a 105 mm cannon and called a mobile gun system, was dropped from an Air Force cargo plane Aug.
The sale price had dropped once in April after rising steadily since 2000.
Districtwide, assaults with a deadly weapon declined by nearly a third to 98 incidents, with sex offenses falling by 26 percent followed by drug and alcohol offenses, which dropped 20 percent.
A government/industry team from AirLaunch LLC, the Air Force Flight Test Center, and DARPA, using a C-17 from the 62nd Airlift Wing, broke records yesterday for the largest single object to be dropped from a C-17 as a full-scale simulated AirLaunch QuickReach(TM) rocket weighing 72,000 pounds was dropped as part of the DARPA/Air Force Falcon Small Launch Vehicle (SLV) Program.
AirLaunch LLC, DARPA and the Air Force made history yesterday as a simulated AirLaunch QuickReach(TM) rocket weighing 65,000 lbs was dropped out of a C-17A cargo aircraft, making it the heaviest single load to ever be dropped out of the plane.
LANCASTER - A day after reporting a 19 percent drop in serious crime last year in Palmdale, authorities said Wednesday that crime had dropped in Lancaster, too - by 23 percent.
Despite an increase in wireless calling volume, the average number of initial connection problems has dropped 50 percent compared to 2004, according to the J.