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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 ?
His only mistake in a convincing win was to fail to serve out for the match at 5-1 in the third set, dropping serve for the first time in the match.
Kendrick took Nadal to five sets at Wimbledon last year but after saving a set point in the opening tiebreak Nadal took command and won without ever dropping serve.
Henman reacted to the narrow loss of a gruelling first set by dropping serve at once, but then he dug in hard to play some long grinding baseline rallies, broke back at once and then got another break for 3-1 after winning a tussle of backhand cross court sliced drives.
The third set showdown began with both girls dropping serve.
Calleri, who had never before reached a semi-final, broke again for a 3-1 lead before dropping serve at 4-3 in a set he eventually won on the tie-break 7-3.
Pierce broke for 3-1 in the second set and although Hingis came back to 3-3 as the wind became increasingly gusty, she led 5-3 before dropping serve to love when she served for the match.
After dropping serve in the first game of the second set, Murray broke back immediately and then used a drop shot to great effect in the third game, prompting around of boos.