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Definition

[n] the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"
[n] a central depository where things can be left or picked up
[n] a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
[n] 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"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
[n] a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
[n] a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
[n] a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"
[n] 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"
[n] a shape that is small and round; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead"
[v] give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
[v] grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"
[v] stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
[v] lower the pitch of (musical notes)
[v] go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
[v] change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"
[v] leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
[v] utter casually; "drop a hint"
[v] of games, in sports; "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
[v] terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
[v] stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
[v] cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
[v] leave or unload, esp. of passengers or cargo;
[v] get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
[v] to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
[v] let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes"
[v] fall or drop to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees."
[v] pay out; "spend money"
[v] hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"

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