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Plural for a very small amount of liquid
“I'll have a drop of that milk.”
Plural for an abrupt or steep fall or slope
“On the third morning of his trek across the mountains, he found himself on the edge of a steep cliff, with a drop of several hundred feet before him.”
Plural for a fall in amount, quality, or rate
“He welcomed the drop that had occurred in UK birth rates.”
Plural for a small round or pear-shaped portion of liquid that hangs or falls or adheres to a surface
“A drop of rain fell onto my nose, which sent a chill down my back.”
Plural for a small, round sweet or lozenge
“Instead, I rummage through my bag, even though I'm sure all my cough drops are gone.”
Plural for the relegation of a sports team to a lower league or division
“A five-match unbeaten run has given Torquay a fighting chance of beating the drop after seemingly being relegation certainties a few weeks ago.”
Plural for execution by hanging
“A large number of men and women sentenced to the drop had their sentences commuted by the Home Secretary.”
Plural for the more favorable condition or position in a competition
“… got the drop on his opponent very early in the wrestling match.”
Fall vertically
“Our jaws nearly drop to the floor in shock.”
To go to a lower level especially abruptly
“An aeroplane had dropped out of the sky.”
To discontinue
“If something comes up that has to be dealt with, I drop everything else, so that it can be done.”
To fail to win, gain, or obtain
“Once I see that the danger is gone, I drop my gun and fall over, clasping my leg.”
Collapse or die from exhaustion
“I began to fume as I was ready to drop from tiredness, but I couldn't say anything because the people there were really nice.”
Make or become lower, weaker, or less
“In addition, predictions that housing prices would drop began appearing in the local media.”
Stop associating with
“I think you should just drop her.”
Put or leave in a particular place without ceremony or formality
“Once you have completed the questionnaire drop it in to me at the clinic and make an appointment to discuss the results.”
Mention in passing, typically in order to impress
“Sure enough, on the drive back to Bandon, my obviously embarrassed sister tried as casually as she could to drop into conversation a message from my mother.”
“The game was marred by numerous stoppages due to injuries and it was inevitable that players would drop to the ground with cramp after the action extended into a period of extra time.”
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.”
“Mental health campaign groups have welcomed reports that the government has decided to drop its controversial Mental Health Bill.”
To leave out in speaking
“He tried to look working-class and dropped his aitches.”
Drop the gun on the floor.”
“The Killarney side had yet to drop any league points and went into the match with six wins from six outings.”
To make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
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