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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 ?
According to data, occupancy dropped by 5.6% to 51.2% while ADR dropped by 0.4% to $99.30.
Dropped objects refer to any items or objects that have the potential or capability to cause harm or damage due to its fall from height.
Dropped a cigarette and left it outside Greenhead Park, Trinity Street, Huddersfield.
In the Ehlanzeni District, Driekoppies Dam dropped from 65.9% to 65.6%, Witklip Dam dropped from 83.9% to 76.0%, Kwena Dam dropped from 62.0% to 59.7%, Da Gama Dam dropped from 71.7% to 69.7% and Inyaka Dam dropped from 68.5% to 67.5%.
Dubai Financial Market, or DFM, dropped 10.15 per cent from February to April, going from 3412 points to 3065 points, a drop of 346 points.
As well, Israelis' faith in the government dropped from 42.5% to 40%, their faith in the Israeli Supreme Court dropped from 62% to 56%, and their faith in the president dropped from 70% to 61.5%.
Etisalat registered the lowest number of calls dropped in Cairo, with 57 dropped calls out of 11,800 examined calls.
Temba Bavuma on 77: Dropped by Jonny Bairstow off Broad - who kicked the pitch in frustration (left) Morris on 57: Dropped by Root off Broad - edge flew out of his right hand
The market of the United Kingdom dropped by 4.9% with 20,104 tourists as Germany, third European market, dropped by 2.1% with 16,209 arrivals.
In Jan-June 2013 Armenia's foreign debt dropped by 4.5% to $3.569bln or 84.8% of the country's total debt
House prices dropped 1.6 per cent overall in the first quarter of the year, continuing their downward course as the economic climate worsens.
Hotwire Reveals Travel Savings Indicator Hotwire.com released the October 2012 Hotwire Travel Savings Indicator, which features the top five cities in North America where hotel, air and car rental rates have dropped the most as compared to the same time last year.
A common failure mode for portable electronics is mechanical failure as a result of being dropped from sufficient height to cause damage.
Retail trade, a component of all taxable retail sales that includes retailers but excludes sales tax from other industries such as services and construction, dropped 1[.9 percent to $10 billion.
It also became a free publication delivered to four growing communities, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert and Queen Creek; Scottsdale and Tempe dropped from delivery zone.