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To go 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
“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)
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“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
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“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 strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
“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)
“The government has decided to drop its controversial bill on private education.”
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To hand over or use up in 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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(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 put an end to by formal action
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To assign to a later time
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Treat as unworthy of serious consideration
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To reduce (a price, quantity, etc.) greatly
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To give birth to
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To drive or force out
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To be unable to find or have at hand
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To fall short in satisfying the expectation or hope of
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Fall, move, or hang in a loose and ungainly way
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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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To move suddenly, usually to avoid a collision
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To dismiss from employment
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Fall in a rush
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To fall or cause to fall in large or overwhelming quantities like, or as of, rain
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To diminish the physical strength of
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To reject with disdain or contempt
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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 achieve a victory over
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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 cause to go or be taken from one place to another
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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 set 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
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“This salad just needs a drop of vinaigrette.”
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A fall in amount, quality, or rate
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“Only a knave or fool would be displeased by the drop in unemployment.”
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An abrupt or steep fall or slope
“He found himself on the edge of a steep cliff, with a drop of several hundred feet before him.”
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The more favorable condition or position in a contest
“Disguising himself as another minion of Mordo, Dr. Strange gets the drop on his opponent.”
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The relegation to a lower level, league or division
“A five-match unbeaten run has given Torquay a fighting chance of beating the drop.”
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A small, round sweet or lozenge
“I rummage through my bag, desperately looking for a cough drop to soothe my dry throat.”
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Execution by hanging
“A large number of men and women sentenced to the drop had their sentences commuted by the Home Secretary.”
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A discount or reduction in the price of consumer costs
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The distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something
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An air- or gas-filled spherical cavity in a liquid or a solidified liquid such as glass