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  1. [noun] a small quantity (especially of a liquid); "one drop of each sample was analyzed"; "any child with a drop of negro blood was legally a negro"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"
    Synonyms: driblet

  2. [noun] a shape that is small and round; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
    Synonyms: bead, pearl

  3. [noun] a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
    Synonyms: dip, fall, free fall

  4. [noun] a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"
    Synonyms: cliff, -off

  5. [noun] a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)

  6. [noun] a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
    Synonyms: fall

  7. [noun] a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    Synonyms: curtain, cloth

  8. [noun] a central depository where things can be left or picked up

  9. [noun] the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"

  10. [verb] let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"

  11. [verb] to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"

  12. [verb] go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"

  13. [verb] fall or drop to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
    Synonyms: sink, down

  14. [verb] terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"

  15. [verb] utter casually; "drop a hint"

  16. [verb] stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
    Synonyms: knock off

  17. [verb] leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;
    Synonyms: set down, put down, unload, discharge

  18. [verb] cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
    Synonyms: fell, strike down, cut down

  19. [verb] lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"

  20. [verb] pay out; "spend money"
    Synonyms: spend, expend

  21. [verb] lower the pitch of (musical notes)
    Synonyms: flatten

  22. [verb] hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"
    Synonyms: dangle, swing

  23. [verb] stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
    Synonyms: dismiss, send packing, send away

  24. [verb] let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"
    Synonyms: dribble, drip

  25. [verb] get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
    Synonyms: shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away

  26. [verb] leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
    Synonyms: neglect, pretermit, omit, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap

  27. [verb] change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"

  28. [verb] grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
    Synonyms: devolve, deteriorate, degenerate

  29. [verb] give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"


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