1. a shape that is spherical and small
- he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
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
Definition categories: quantity
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
4. a steep high face of rock
- a steep drop
Similar word(s): cliff
5. a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
Definition categories: location
6. a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
- it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height
Similar word(s): fall
7. a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
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
Sentences with drop as a noun:
- Put three drops of oil into the mixture.
- On one side of the road was a 50-foot drop.
- That was a long drop, but fortunately I didn't break any bones.
- I left the plans at the drop, like you asked.
- The Drop (film title)
- The delivery driver has to make three more drops before lunch.
- He usually enjoys a drop after dinner.
- It doesn't matter where you're from; anyone who enjoys the drop is a friend of mine.
- Yet another drop for the Tiger tight end.
- The Tiger quarterback took a one-step drop, expecting his tight end to be open.
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
Similar word(s): sink
Definition categories: motion
5. terminate an association with
- drop him from the Republican ticket
6. utter with seeming casualness
- drop a hint
- drop names
7. stop pursuing or acting
- drop a lawsuit
8. remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave
- drop off the passengers at the hotel
9. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
Similar word(s): fell
10. lose (a game)
- The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13
11. pay out
12. lower the pitch of (musical notes)
Similar word(s): flatten
13. hang freely
- The light dropped from the ceiling
14. stop associating with
- They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock
Similar word(s): dismiss
15. let or cause to fall in drops
16. get rid of
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
Definition categories: cognition
20. change from one level to another
- She dropped into army jargon
Definition categories: change
21. fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
- shop til you drop
22. grow worse
23. give birth; used for animals
- The cow dropped her calf this morning
Sentences with drop as a verb:
- A single shot was fired and the bird dropped from the sky.
- Don't drop that plate!
- Drop and give me thirty push-ups, private!
- The moderator would drop hints whenever the students struggled.
- I'm tired of this subject. Will you just drop it?
- The stock dropped 1.5% yesterday.
- Drop me a note when you get to the city.
- Make any sudden movements and I will drop you!
- Cockneys drop their aitches.
- Warne dropped Tendulkar on 99. Tendulkar went on to get a century next ball
- They had never dropped acid.
- I dropped ten pounds and an obnoxious fiancée.
- I've been dropped from the football team.
- I drop knowledge wherever I go.
- They dropped "Hip-Hop Xmas" in time for the holidays.
- That guy can drop the bass like a monster.
- "Hip-Hop Xmas" dropped in time for the holidays.
- I had to drop calculus because it was taking up too much of my time and I couldn't go anymore.
- Drop a basket of fries.
- Billy's voice dropped suddenly when he turned 12.
- The song, 180 beats per minute, drops to 150 BPM near the end.
- drop by soon;
- to drop a lamb