drop

drop
1. verb
1)

Eric dropped the box

Syn:
let fall, let go of, lose one's grip on; release, unhand, relinquish
Ant:
lift, hold on to
2)

water drops from the cave roof

Syn:
drip, fall, dribble, trickle, run, plop, leak
3)

a plane dropped out of the sky

Syn:
fall, descend, plunge, plummet, dive, nosedive, tumble, pitch
Ant:
rise
4)

she dropped to her knees

Syn:
fall, sink, collapse, slump, tumble
Ant:
rise
5) informal

I was so tired I thought I would drop

Syn:
collapse, faint, pass out, black out, swoon, keel over; informal conk out
6)

the track drops from the ridge

Syn:
slope downward, slant downward, descend, go down, fall away, sink, dip
Ant:
lift
7)

the exchange rate dropped

Syn:
decrease, lessen, reduce, diminish, depreciate; fall, decline, dwindle, sink, slump, plunge, plummet, drop off
Ant:
increase
8)

you can drop algebra if you wish

Syn:
give up, drop out of, finish with, withdraw from; discontinue, end, stop, cease, halt; abandon, forgo, relinquish, dispense with, have done with; informal pack in, quit
Ant:
take up, continue
9)

he was dropped from the team

Syn:
exclude, discard, expel, oust, throw out, leave out; dismiss, discharge, let go; informal boot out, kick out
Ant:
pick, keep
10)

he dropped his unsuitable friends

Syn:
abandon, desert, throw over; renounce, disown, turn one's back on, wash one's hands of; reject, give up, cast off; neglect, shun; literary forsake
Ant:
keep
11)

he dropped all reference to compensation

Syn:
omit, leave out, eliminate, take out, delete, cut, erase
Ant:
insert, include
12)

the taxi dropped her off

Syn:
deliver, bring, take, convey, carry, transport; leave, unload
Ant:
pick up
13)

drop the gun on the ground

Syn:
put, place, deposit, set, lay, leave; informal pop, plonk
Ant:
pick up
14)

she dropped names

Syn:
mention, refer to, hint at; bring up, raise, broach, introduce; show off
15)

the team has yet to drop a point

Syn:
lose, concede, give away
Ant:
gain, win
2. noun
1)

a drop of water

Syn:
droplet, blob, globule, bead, bubble, tear, dot; informal glob; (drops of water/rain) rare stillicide
2)

it needs a drop of oil

Syn:
small amount, little, bit, dash, spot; dribble, driblet, sprinkle, trickle, splash; dab, speck, smattering, sprinkling, modicum; informal smidgen, tad
Ant:
great deal
3)

a lemon drop

Syn:
candy, lozenge, pastille
4)

a small drop in profits

Syn:
decrease, reduction, decline, falloff, downturn, slump; cut, cutback, curtailment; depreciation
Ant:
increase
5)

I walked to the edge of the drop

Syn:
cliff, abyss, chasm, gorge, gully, precipice; slope, descent, incline

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