Drop - definition, pronunciation, transcription
a drop of each sample was analyzed
there is not a drop of pity in that man
there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery
- a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity (syn: fall)
- a central depository where things can be left or picked up
- the act of dropping something
- terminate an association with
- lose (a game)
- lower the pitch of (musical notes) (syn: flatten)
- hang freely (syn: dangle, swing)
- get rid of (syn: cast, cast off, shake off, shed, throw, throw away, throw off)
- take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
- change from one level to another
- give birth; used for animals
He squeezed the bottle until a few drops came out.
She doesn't have a single drop of selfishness in her.
The poet wrings the last drop of meaning from every word.
Be careful not to drop the chair on your foot.
She dropped the apple core into the trash can.
They dropped bombs on the city.
He dropped the vase and it shattered into pieces.
The player dropped the ball.
The pen rolled to the edge of the table and dropped to the floor.
The book dropped from my hand.
The ball dropped between the right and center fielders.
She was so tired she felt she would drop.
He worked until he dropped.
Water dropped from the ceiling into the pan on the floor.
Sweat dropped from his brow.
drop back — take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football
drop behind — to lag or linger behind
drop in — visit informally and spontaneously
drop off — fall or diminish
drop out — give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
present participle: dropping
past tense: dropped
past participle: dropped
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