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  Words related to drop

Related / Similar Words: drop curtain, drop cloth, dip, fall, free fall, cliff, drop-off, driblet, bead, pearl, devolve, deteriorate, degenerate, knock off, flatten, neglect, pretermit, omit, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap, fell, strike down, cut down, set down, put down, unload, discharge, shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, dribble, drip, sink, drop down, spend, expend, dismiss, send packing, send away, dangle, swing

 

Definition:
  • the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful";
  • a central depository where things can be left or picked up;
  • a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery;
  • 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";
  • a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height";
  • a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property);
  • a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop";
  • 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";
  • a shape that is small and round; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead";
  • give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning";
  • grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match";
  • stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!";
  • lower the pitch of (musical notes);
  • go down in value; "Stock prices dropped";
  • change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon";
  • leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten";
  • utter casually; "drop a hint";
  • lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13";
  • cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers";
  • leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;;
  • get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes";
  • let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture";
  • to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets";
  • let fall to the ground; "Don''t drop the dishes";
  • fall or drop to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees";
  • pay out; "spend money";
  • terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket";
  • stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock";
  • hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling";

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    Hyponyms: maildrop, correction, voltage drop, free fall, plunge, precipitation, dead drop, crag, precipice, tear, teardrop, raindrop, droplet, eyedrop, eye-drop, dewdrop, tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade, languish, fade, waste, rot, nolle pros, slump, fall off, sink, tumble, forget, jump, pass over, skip, skip over, chop down, poleax, poleaxe, log, lumber, cut, wharf, air-drop, shed, molt, exuviate, moult, slough, abscise, exfoliate, autotomize, autotomise, dump, plummet, plump, flump, flump down, decline, plop, hang, plonk down, plump down, plank down, drop open, fall open, sag, droop, swag, flag, sag down, consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out, squander, ware, afford, blow, wanton, wanton away, trifle away, underspend, misspend, penny-pinch, nickel-and-dime, invest, put, commit, place, save, economize, economise, loll

     

    Grouped Verbs: drip, sink, drop down, slump, fall off, dismiss, send packing, send away

     

    Derivational Morphology: set down, put down, unload, discharge, sink, drop down, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall, fall down, dribble, drip, bead, degeneracy, degeneration, decadence, decadency, devolution, deterioration, impairment, decline in quality, declension, worsening, dip, free fall, omission, skip, pretermission, negligence, carelessness, neglect, nonperformance, neglecter, lumberman, lumberjack, feller, faller, fell, driblet, dropper, eye dropper, trickle, drop curtain, drop cloth, spender, disburser, expender, outgo, expenditure, outlay, expending, spending, disbursement, disbursal, swing, swinging, vacillation

     

    Anagrams: prod

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: druppel   Finnish: pisara  
    French: goutte   German: Tropfen  
    Ido: guto   Irish: braon  
    Italian: goccia   Kurdish: dilop  
    Polish: kropla   Russian: капля  
    Slovak: kvapka   Slovene: kaplja  
    Spanish: gota   Swedish: droppe  
     
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