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Meaning of drop

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes
           of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
           [syn: {drop}, {bead}, {pearl}]
      2: a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had
         a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was
         analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years
         afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by
         driblet"--Kipling [syn: {drop}, {drib}, {driblet}]
      3: 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"
         [syn: {drop}, {dip}, {fall}, {free fall}]
      4: a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff
         overlooking the town"; "a steep drop" [syn: {cliff}, {drop},
      5: a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution
         of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
      6: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a
         miracle that he survived the drop from that height" [syn:
         {drop}, {fall}]
      7: a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from
         the flies; often used as background scenery [syn: {drop
         curtain}, {drop cloth}, {drop}]
      8: a central depository where things can be left or picked up
      9: the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would
         be successful"
      v 1: let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"
      2: to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
      3: go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
      4: fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his
         knees" [syn: {sink}, {drop}, {drop down}]
      5: terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican
      6: utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; drop names"
      7: stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
         [syn: {drop}, {knock off}]
      8: leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers
         at the hotel" [syn: {drop}, {drop off}, {set down}, {put
         down}, {unload}, {discharge}]
      9: cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down
         a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers" [syn: {fell},
         {drop}, {strike down}, {cut down}]
      10: lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
      11: pay out; "spend money" [syn: {spend}, {expend}, {drop}]
      12: lower the pitch of (musical notes) [syn: {flatten}, {drop}]
          [ant: {sharpen}]
      13: hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The
          light dropped from the ceiling" [syn: {dangle}, {swing},
      14: stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a
          child out of wedlock" [syn: {dismiss}, {send packing}, {send
          away}, {drop}]
      15: let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the
          mixture" [syn: {dribble}, {drip}, {drop}]
      16: get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your
          clothes" [syn: {shed}, {cast}, {cast off}, {shake off},
          {throw}, {throw off}, {throw away}, {drop}]
      17: take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid
          when she was a teenager"
      18: omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New
          Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
      19: leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?";
          "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten" [syn:
          {neglect}, {pretermit}, {omit}, {drop}, {miss}, {leave out},
          {overlook}, {overleap}] [ant: {attend to}, {take to heart}]
      20: change from one level to another; "She dropped into army
      21: fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til
          you drop"
      22: grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the
          slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting
          match" [syn: {devolve}, {deteriorate}, {drop}, {degenerate}]
          [ant: {convalesce}, {recover}, {recuperate}]
      23: give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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