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drop

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1 the quantity of fluid that falls naturally in one rounded mass
  • A drop of water fell from the leaky faucet every few seconds.
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2 distance measured from the top to the bottom of something
  • a drop of 10 feet from the roof to the ground
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3 the act or process of going to a lower level or altitude
  • The sudden drop of the plane really shook up the passengers.
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drop

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1 to cause to fall intentionally or unintentionally
  • I dropped the fly ball.
  • Drop the anchor.
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2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly
  • Although they start out high, prices for home electronics eventually drop.
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3 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end
  • Drop what you're doing and come here.
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have done with, put the kibosh on

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4 to stop doing (something) permanently
  • I dropped my calculus class and took biology instead.
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hang it up, have done (with)

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5 to lead or extend downward
  • The roller coaster tracks drop suddenly, so get ready.
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6 to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
  • dropped that plan in favor of another
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7 to bring forth from the womb
  • The cow dropped her calf early this morning.
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give birth to

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8 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • The boxer dropped his opponent with a single well-aimed blow.
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9 to fail to win, gain, or obtain
  • The local hockey team has dropped two out of the last three contests.
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10 to fall or let fall in or as if in drops
  • The cold glass dropped condensation.
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11 to hand over or use up in payment
  • I dropped $50 on these shoes.
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12 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
  • He would ever so "casually" drop the names of celebrities he knew personally.
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13 to make smaller in amount, volume, or extent
  • With these icy road conditions, drivers should be dropping their speed.
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14 to stop living
  • During the Black Death people all over Asia and Europe were dropping like flies.
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bite the dust, buy it (or buy the farm), give up the ghost, kick the bucket

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