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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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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
“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 slope, lean or sink downwards
“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
“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 dismiss someone or something from a place or group
“I told him if it happened again, I would drop him from the team. He got caught again so I kicked him off.”
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To omit 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 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 put an end to, especially formally
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To state explicitly
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To fall down, especially after losing one's balance
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To become progressively worse in quality or health
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To abstain or refrain from something
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To pour from, or as from, a container, especially by accident
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To bend or hang downwards limply
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(of a business) To go bankrupt
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To discharge from a job or position
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To unload (a cargo)
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To physically bend downward
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To fail to execute a skill or maneuver
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To give birth to
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To ooze, or pass slowly through pores or other small openings
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To bring down or cause to descend
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To inadvertently drop or leave something or someone behind
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To let go off
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To descend or deliver something by air, typically by dropping or airlifting with a parachute
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To conquer or be victorious over
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To erase from one's memory
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To give up one's resistance against something
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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 swallow greedily or in large amounts
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To spring upon suddenly to attack or capture
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To bore, jade, or cause to be weary or restless
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To come or fall away from a surface in flakes
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To move or progress slowly, failing to keep up with others
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To provide or produce (something promised or expected)
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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
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“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 state of decline or degeneration
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A small disc or cylinder of a compressed solid substance, typically a medicine or drug
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The distance from the top or surface to the bottom of something
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A sloping surface
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A very small or inadequate amount of money
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A decorative piece of fabric or curtain hung on the wall of a room or around a bed
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A heavy outflow or decrease of something
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A disappointing end to an exciting or impressive series of events
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The state or quality of being gelid
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A cloth or backdrop used to conceal or reveal a stage area during a performance or event
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A collection of items, typically stored in a hidden or inaccessible place
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A steep cliff
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A small ornament worn on a necklace or bracelet
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The action of confiscating or impounding property by warrant of legal right
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Lost or unclaimed person or thing
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A hinged door or cover that opens abruptly to allow sudden descent
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The act of delivering goods, supplies, or personnel by airlift
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The act or state of destroying or being destroyed, especially completely
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A shade or variety of a colour
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A sum payable as a first installment or pledge on a purchase or contract
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A flow of water over the edge of a cliff
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A sum of money or other inducement offered or given to bribe someone
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