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Noun
The act of calling off or putting an end to an event or action
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Human or animal solid waste excreted from the bowels
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The act by which something subsides
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The fact or process of losing something or someone
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Abdication
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The process or act of purging, such as by the use of a purgative
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The act of shedding, separating, or casting off
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The conception of new life
Adjective
That falls or fall
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Hanging or sagging downwards
Adjective
Feeling tired, fatigued or weary
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Verb
Present participle for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
“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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Present participle for to drip or dribble down vertically
“I embrace her as tears of joy drop from her eyes.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to make or become lower, weaker, or less
“In addition, experts began predicting that housing prices would soon drop.”
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Present participle for to stop associating with
“For the sake of your sanity, I suggest you drop all of your toxic acquaintances.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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) Present participle for 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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Present participle for to die or collapse from exhaustion
“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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to knock or bring to the ground
“He managed to drop the would-be burglar with a single blow to the back of the head.”
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Present participle for to discard or exclude (someone or something)
“The government has decided to drop its controversial bill on private education.”
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Present participle for to hand over or expend as payment
“She would not hesitate to drop a chunk of cash on a new pair of Jimmy Choos.”
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(sports) Present participle for to fail to win (a point or a match)
“Federer has yet to drop a match in this tournament.”
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