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KK Pronunciation

〔 drɑp 〕


〔 drɒp 〕

Overview of noun drop

The noun drop has 9 senses

  • drop, bead, pearl -- (a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead")

  • drop, drib, driblet -- (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)

  • drop, dip, fall, free fall -- (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")

  • cliff, drop, drop-off -- (a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop")

  • drop -- (a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property))

  • drop, fall -- (a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height")

  • drop curtain, drop cloth, drop -- (a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery)

  • drop -- (a central depository where things can be left or picked up)

  • drop -- (the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful")

Overview of verb drop

The verb drop has 23 senses

  • drop -- (let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes")

  • drop -- (to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets")

  • drop -- (go down in value; "Stock prices dropped")

  • sink, drop, drop down -- (fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees")

  • drop -- (terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket")

  • drop -- (utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; drop names")

  • drop, knock off -- (stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!")

  • drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge -- (leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel")

  • fell, drop, strike down, cut down -- (cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers")

  • drop -- (lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13")

  • spend, expend, drop -- (pay out; "spend money")

  • flatten, drop -- (lower the pitch of (musical notes))

  • dangle, swing, drop -- (hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling")

  • dismiss, send packing, send away, drop -- (stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock")

  • dribble, drip, drop -- (let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture")

  • shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop -- (get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes")

  • drop -- (take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager")

  • drop -- (omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's")

  • neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap -- (leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten")

  • drop -- (change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon")

  • drop -- (fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop")

  • devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate -- (grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match")

  • drop -- (give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning")