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To fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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“Four cowboys heard a whirring noise overhead and looked up to see a cylindrical object drop from the sky and crash into the ground.”
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To drip or dribble down vertically
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“I embrace her as tears of joy drop from her eyes.”
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To abandon or discontinue (a course of action or study)
“If something comes up that has to be dealt with, I drop everything else, so that it can be done.”
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To let go or release one's hold of
“He was told, in no uncertain terms, to drop his weapon immediately.”
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To make or become lower, weaker, or less
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“In addition, experts began predicting that housing prices would soon drop.”
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To stop associating with
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“For the sake of your sanity, I suggest you drop all of your toxic acquaintances.”
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To place or leave something at a given place or location
“Just drop the keys on the shelf before you leave.”
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To bring something somewhere (and leave it there)
Drop the report off at my office once you have finished with it.”
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To make reference to or speak about briefly or in passing
“He would deliberately drop a few famous names as acquaintances to impress his peers.”
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(of a person or animal) To sink to or towards the ground
“Players would drop to the ground with cramp after the action extended into a period of extra time.”
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To die or collapse from exhaustion
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“I began to fume as I was ready to drop from exhaustion, yet I couldn't say anything because the people there were really nice.”
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To sink to a lower position, as on a scale
“Standing on the edge of cliffs that drop suddenly, it's easy to imagine that this is the world's brink.”
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To knock or bring to the ground
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“He managed to drop the would-be burglar with a single blow to the back of the head.”
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To discard or exclude (someone or something)
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“The government has decided to drop its controversial bill on private education.”
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To hand over or expend as payment
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“She would not hesitate to drop a chunk of cash on a new pair of Jimmy Choos.”
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(sports) To fail to win (a point or a match)
“Federer has yet to drop a match in this tournament.”
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To throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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To discontinue or no longer provide (something previously supplied or offered)
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To give up or abstain from something
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(of rain, a crop or supply) To be insufficient when needed or expected
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To become smaller, weaker, or less important
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To postpone or assign to a later time or date
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To give birth to
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To dismiss from employment
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To be unable to find something
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To fail to fulfil the hopes or expectations of
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To move something to a lower level
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(jump off) To physically launch oneself off a platform downward
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To let go off
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Parachute in
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Identify clearly and definitely
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Fail to keep up with another or others in movement or development
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Move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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To erase from one's memory
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To fall or cause to fall in large or overwhelming quantities like, or as of, rain
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Make not subject to punishment or action
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To swallow greedily or in large amounts
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To idly touch or nervously handle
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To be victorious over
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To take action so as to be free of someone, especially violently or nefariously
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To lower the reputation of
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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To provide or produce (something promised or expected)
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Secure firmly in position
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Come or fall away from a surface in flakes
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Suggest or indicate something indirectly or covertly
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To be or cause to be at an angle
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To give (someone) a sum of money as a reward for a service
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A small round or pear-shaped portion of a liquid
“That first drop of rain begins a transformation from hunger to abundance.”
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A small amount of something, especially a liquid