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Noun drop has 9 senses
  1. drop, driblet - a small quantity (especially of a liquid); "one drop of each sample was analyzed"; "any child with a drop of negro blood was legally a negro"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"
    --1 is a kind of small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
    --1 has particulars:
     tear, teardrop; raindrop; droplet; eyedrop, eye-drop
    Derived form: verb drop15
  2. drop, bead, pearl - a shape that is small and round; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
    --2 is a kind of round shape
    --2 has particulars: teardrop; dewdrop
  3. 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"
    --3 is a kind of decrease, decrement
    --3 has particulars: correction; voltage drop
    Derived form: verb drop3
  4. cliff, drop, drop-off - a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"
    --4 is a kind of geological formation, formation
    --4 has particulars: crag; precipice
  5. drop - a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
    --5 is a kind of
    hiding place
    --5 has particulars: dead drop
  6. drop, fall - a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
    --6 is a kind of descent; gravitation
    --6 has particulars: free fall; plunge; precipitation
    Derived forms: verb drop2, verb drop1
  7. drop curtain, drop cloth, drop - a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
    --7 is a kind of curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pall
    Derived form: verb drop4
  8. drop - a central depository where things can be left or picked up
    --8 is a kind of
    depository, deposit, repository
    --8 has particulars: maildrop
    Derived form: verb drop8
  9. drop - the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"
    --9 is a kind of
    descent
    Derived form: verb drop1
Verb drop has 20 senses
  1. drop - let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"
    --1 is one way to
    move, displace
    Derived forms: noun drop9, noun drop6
    Sample sentence:
    The girls drop the wooden sticks
  2. drop - to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
    --2 is one way to
    descend, fall, go down, come down
    Derived form: noun drop6
    Sample sentence:
    The branches drop from the trees
  3. drop - go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
    --3 is one way to
    decline, go down, wane
    Derived form: noun drop3
    Sample sentence:
    The stock market is going to drop
  4. sink, drop, drop down - fall or drop to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
    --4 is one way to change posture
    Derived form: noun drop7
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  5. drop - terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
    --5 is one way to
    remove
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  6. drop - utter casually; "drop a hint"
    --6 is one way to
    express, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue to
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. drop, knock off - stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
    --7 is one way to discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. drop, set down, put down, unload, discharge - leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;
    --8 is one way to deliver
    Derived form: noun drop8
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  9. 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"
    --9 is one way to cut
    Sample sentence:
    They drop the trees
  10. drop - lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
    --10 is one way to
    lose
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. spend, expend, drop - pay out; "spend money"
    --11 is one way to pay
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something on somebody
  12. flatten, drop - lower the pitch of (musical notes)
    --12 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. dangle, swing, drop - hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"
    --13 is one way to hang
    Sample sentence:
    The lights drop from the ceiling
  14. dismiss, send packing, send away, drop - stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
    --14 is one way to fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  15. dribble, drip, drop - let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture"
    --15 is one way to pour
    Derived forms: noun drop1, noun dropper1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  16. 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"
    --16 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  17. 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
  18. drop - change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"
    --18 is one way to
    change
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  19. devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate - grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
    --19 is one way to worsen, decline
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  20. drop - give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
    --20 is one way to
    give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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