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dropped

verb , past tense of 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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4 to stop doing (something) permanently
  • isn't it time you dropped that smoking habit and spent your money on better things?
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5 to lead or extend downward
  • the cable car tracks can drop suddenly, so be sure to hang onto something
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6 to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)
  • drop 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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birthed [chiefly dialect], bore, delivered, had, mothered, produced

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8 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • dropped the would-be mugger in his tracks 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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14 to stop living
  • during the Black Death people all over Asia and Europe were dropping like flies
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