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The act of calling off or putting an end to an event or action
“They have cited the failure to come to an agreement as the reason for the dropping of the event.”
Human or animal solid waste excreted from the bowels
“Watch out for the big cow dropping on the path.”
The act of omitting or excluding something
The act of shedding, separating, or casting off
The fact or process of losing something (or someone)
The conception of new life
The act of collapsing, descending, or dropping
That falls or fall
Hanging or sagging downwards
Feeling tired, fatigued or weary
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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.”
Present participle for to drip or dribble down vertically
“I embrace her as tears of joy drop from her eyes.”
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.”
Present participle for to let go or release one's hold of
“He was told, in no uncertain terms, to drop his weapon immediately.”
Present participle for to make or become lower, weaker, or less
“In addition, experts began predicting that housing prices would soon drop.”
Present participle for to stop associating with
“For the sake of your sanity, I suggest you drop all of your toxic acquaintances.”
Present participle for to place or leave something at a given place or location
“Just drop the keys on the shelf before you leave.”
Present participle for to bring something somewhere (and leave it there)
Drop the report off at my office once you have finished with it.”
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.”
(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.”
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.”
Present participle for 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.”
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.”
Present participle for 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.”
Present participle for to omit or exclude (someone or something)
“The government has decided to drop its controversial bill on private education.”
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.”
(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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