NounDrop (plural Drops)
- A small mass of liquid just large enough to hold its own weight via surface tension, usually one that falls from a source of liquid.
- The space or distance below a cliff or other high position into which someone or something could fall.
- A fall, descent; an act of dropping.
- A place where items or supplies may be left for others to collect, sometimes associated with criminal activity; a drop-off point.
- An instance of dropping supplies or making a delivery, sometimes associated with delivery of supplies by parachute.
- (chiefly UK) a small amount of an alcoholic beverage; or when used with the definite article (the drop), alcoholic spirits in general.
- (Irish) A single measure of whisky.
- A small, round, sweet piece of hard candy, e.g. a lemon drop; a lozenge.
- (American football) A dropped pass.
- (American football) Short for drop-back or drop back.
- In a woman, the difference between bust circumference and hip circumference; in a man, the difference between chest circumference and waist circumference.
- (video games, online gaming) Any item dropped by defeated enemies.
- (intransitive) To fall in droplets (of a liquid).
- (transitive) To drip (a liquid).
- (intransitive) Generally, to fall (straight down).
- (transitive, ergative) To let fall; to allow to fall (either by releasing hold of, or losing one's grip on).
- (intransitive) To sink quickly to the ground.
- (intransitive) To come to an end (by not being kept up); to stop.
- (transitive) To express or utter casually or incidentally; to casually mention, usually in conversation.
- (transitive, slang) To part with or spend (money).
- (transitive) To cease concerning oneself over; to have nothing more to do with (a subject, discussion etc.).
- (intransitive) To lessen, decrease, or diminish in value, condition, degree, etc.
- (transitive) To let (a letter etc.) fall into a postbox; to send (a letter or message).
- (transitive) To make (someone or something) fall to the ground from a blow, gunshot etc.; to bring down, to shoot down.
- (transitive, linguistics) To fail to write, or (especially) to pronounce (a syllable, letter etc.).
- (transitive, slang) To swallow (a drug), particularly LSD.
- (transitive) to dispose (of); get rid of; to remove; to lose
- (transitive) to eject; to dismiss; to cease to include, as if on a list.
- (transitive, slang) To impart.
- (transitive, music, African American Vernacular) To release to the public.
- (intransitive, music, African American Vernacular) To enter public distribution.
- (transitive) To cancel or end a scheduled event, project or course
Adjectives for Drop
- (fail) sickening; sheer.
- (liquid) minute; needle-like; pearly; crystal; myriad (plural); ambrosial; beady; glittering blistering; infinitesimal; foolish; fresh morning; congealed; twinkling; priceless falling; tearful; insolent; bitterest; contiguous; bitter; ruddy; mournful; burning.
Verbs for Drop
absorb—; add—; administer—; dispense—s; distil in—s; draw off—; drink—; dry—s; exude—; fall in—s; form—; give off—s; instill—s; mix with—s; moisten with—s; prepare—; save—; shed—; shower—; spill—; squeeze—; sweat—; wipe away—s;— appear; —s dampen; —s descend; — evaporates; —glitters; —issues from; — stream from; —wets.
Adverbs for Drop
miraculously; swiftly; quietly; carelessly; listlessly; gently; significantly; tearfully; alarmingly; methodically; mournfully; lazily; heavily.
Synonyms for Drop
Antonyms for Drop
fail, failing, failure, failure of nerve, faint, fall, fall away, fall down, fall off, fall senseless, falling, falling-off, falloff, farrow, fatigue, fawn, fell, fetch down, filter, fire, fire curtain, fire off, fizzle out, flag, flat, fleck, flipper, floor, flying start, flyspeck, foal, forfeit, forgo, forsake, forswear, frag, gainer, gallows, gallows-tree, gargle, gas chamber, gasp, generic name, get along without, get rid of, get tired, gibbet, give away, give birth, give out, give over, give the quietus, give up, give way, globule, gnat, go astray from, go away, go down, go downhill, go off, go soft, go to pieces, go uphill, gobbet, grade, grain, gravitate, gravitation, gray out, ground, grow weary, guillotine, gun, gun down, gun for, gurgle, guzzle, halter, hand over, hang, hanging, have, have a baby, have done with, have young, head, head start, header, hemp, hempen collar, herbs, hesitation, hew down, hit, hit the skids, holiday, hot seat, incinerate, inclination, incline, incur loss, inhalant, inside track, interim, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, intermittence, interruption, interval, involution, iota, jackknife, jade, jigger, jilt, jolt, jot, jugulate, jump, keel, keel over, kick, kiss good-bye, kitten, knock down, labor, lamb, languish, lapidate, lapse, lay, lay down, lay level, lay low, lay out, layoff, leach, leaching, lead, leak, leak out, leakage, leaking, lean, leave, leave off, leave out, lessen, let drop, let fly, let go, let off, let out, let slip, let up, lethal chamber, letter box, letter drop, letup, level, libation, lie in, lincture, linctus, list, litter, lixiviate, lixiviation, load, lose, lose altitude, lose out, loss of tone, lota, lower, lull, maiden, mailbag, mailbox, mailing machine, make a sacrifice, materia medica, medicament, medication, medicinal, medicinal herbs, medicine, melt away, microbe, microorganism, midge, minim, minutia, minutiae, mislay, misplace, miss, mite, mixture, molecule, mote, mow down, nip, nol-pros, nonprescription drug, noose, nose dive, nose-dive, not pursue with, odds, officinal, omit, ounce, oust, pant, parachute, parachute jump, part with, particle, pass, pass away, pass out, patent medicine, pause, pearl, peg, peg out, pelt, pepper, percolate, percolation, peter out, pharmacon, physic, pick off, pillar box, pinch, pine, pinhead, pinpoint, pistol, pitch, play out, plop, plug, plummet, plummeting, plump, plunge, plunk, point, poleax, poop out, pop off, postbag, postbox, pot, potation, potion, potshoot, potshot, pounce, pounce on, pounce upon, pour down, powder, power dive, precipitate, preparation, prescription drug, prime, proprietary, proprietary medicine, proprietary name, prostrate, puff, puff and blow, pull, pull down, pup, put behind one, put off, quit, quitclaim, rag, rain, raindrop, rake, rapids, rase, raze, recant, recess, regression, reject, relapse, release, relinquish, remission, remove, render up, renounce, repudiate, resign, respite, rest, retract, retreat, retrocession, retrogradation, retrogression, riddle, rise, rope, round, round of drinks, run down, run low, run out, running dive, running start, rusticate, sack, sacrifice, sag, scaffold, scene, scenery, scrap, screen, scrub, seep, seepage, seeping, send headlong, settle, shake, shed, shelve, shoot, shoot at, shoot down, shoot to death, shot, shotgun, shred, shrink, side scene, sidle, silence, simples, sink, sip, skid, skin-dive, sky dive, sky-dive, slack off, slacken, slant, slide, slip, slip out of, slippage, slope, slowdown, slug, slump, smidgen, smidgin, smitch, snifter, snip, snipe, snippet, snort, something extra, something in reserve, sound, spare, spawn, speck, spot, spread-eagle, spurtle, stab to death, stage screw, stake, stand-down, start, stationary dive, stay, step out of, stone, stone to death, stoop, stop, strike, strike dead, subside, subsidence, succumb, suck, suffer loss, sup, supinate, surrender, suspension, swag, swan dive, sway, swear off, sweat, sweating, swig, swill, swoon, swoop, swoop down, syrup, tab, tableau, tail off, take a header, take a potshot, take down, take off, taper off, taste, tear, teardrop, teaser, tend, tend to go, terminate, the chair, theraputant, throw, throw down, throw off, throw over, throw up, tilt, tip, tire, tisane, tittle, topple, tormentor, torpedo, tot, transformation, transformation scene, travail, tree, trend downward, trickle, tricklet, trill, trip, truce, tumble, turn off, undergo privation, undo, unwrap, upper hand, uprise, vacate, vacation, vanishing point, vantage, vantage ground, vantage point, vaporize, vegetable remedies, visit, waive, wander from, wane, waste, waste away, waterfall, weaken, wear, wear away, wear thin, weary, weep, wet, whack down, wheeze, whelp, whip hand, wilt, wing, wingcut, withdraw from, woodcut, yean, yield, abandon, abate, abdicate, abeyance, abjure, ablate, acknowledge defeat, act drop, advantage, asbestos, asbestos board, ascend, ax, backdrop, backslide, balm, balsam, bank, bate, batten, be bereaved of, be confined, be eaten away, bead, bear, bear a child, bear young, belly buster, belly flop, belly whopper, bit, black out, block, blow, blow down, blow over, blow to pieces, blow up, boot out, border, bounce, bowl down, bowl over, brain, break, break down, break the habit, bring down, bulge, bulldog, burn out, burn to death, caesura, call off, call on, calve, can, cannonball, cant, careen, cascade, cash in, cast, cast down, cast off, catabasis, cataract, cave in, cease, cease-fire, cede, charge, chop down, chuck, chute, climb, cloth, cock, coign of vantage, collapse, come apart, come by, come down, come off, come unstuck, comedown, condensation, condense, conk out, consume, consume away, corrode, coulisse, counterweight, crack up, crash, crash dive, cross, crumb, crumble, cry quits, curtain, curtain board, cut down, cut out, cut to pieces, cyclorama, dab, dash, dash down, day off, deal a deathblow, death chair, death chamber, debacle, debasement, decadence, decadency, decamp, decease, deceleration, deck, declension, declination, decline, decline and fall, declivity, decor, decrease, decrescendo, deepness, default, defluxion, deformation, degeneracy, degenerateness, degeneration, degradation, deliquesce, demise, demotion, depart, deposit, depravation, depravedness, depreciation, derogation, descend, descending, descension, descent, desert, desist, desist from, deterioration, detonate, devolution, dewdrop, die, die away, diminish, diminuendo, dip, dip down, discard, discharge, discontinue, disgorge, disintegrate, dismiss, dispense with, dispose of, distill, distillation, disuse, ditch, dive, do without, doff, dot, douse, down, downbend, downcome, downcurve, downfall, downflow, downgate, downgrade, downhill, downpour, downrush, downslide, downswing, downtrend, downturn, downward mobility, downward trend, draft, dram, drench, dribble, driblet, drink, drip, dripping, drippings, dripple, droop, drop, drop curtain, drop down, drop in on, drop off, drop out, droplet, dropping, drops, drug, dump, dwindle, dwindling, dying, ebb, edge, effeteness, eject, electric chair, electuary, eliminate, elixir, end, erode, ethical drug, exclude, expire, fade, fading,
- (RP) enPR: drŏp, IPA: /dɹɒp/, SAMPA: /drQp/
- (GenAm) enPR: drŏp, IPA: /dɹɑp/, SAMPA: /drAp/
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- Rhymes: -ɒp
drop f., m. and n.; tendency towards using the non-neuter form mostly both in the Netherlands and Flanders (diminutive dropje)
- licorice, especially a distinct form of very salty licorice sold as small round candies.
From English drop.
Drop m. (plural Drops)