drop the subject

Definition of drop the subject

  1. :  to stop talking about a topic When he started getting upset, I dropped the subject.

Word by Word Definitions

dropplay
  1. :  the quantity of fluid that falls in one spherical mass

    :  a dose of medicine measured by drops

    :  a minute quantity or degree of something nonmaterial or intangible

  1. :  to fall in drops

    :  to fall (see 1fall 1a) unexpectedly or suddenly

    :  to descend (see descend 1) from one line or level to another

subjectplay
  1. :  one that is placed under authority or control: such as

    :  vassal

    :  one subject to a monarch and governed by the monarch's law

  1. :  owing obedience or allegiance to the power or dominion of another

    :  suffering a particular liability or exposure

    :  having a tendency or inclination :  prone

  1. :  to bring under control or dominion :  subjugate

    :  to make (as oneself) amenable to the discipline and control of a superior

    :  to make liable :  predispose


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