drop (Meaning)

Wordnet

drop (n)

a shape that is spherical and small

a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

a steep high face of rock

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

a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery

a central depository where things can be left or picked up

the act of dropping something

Wordnet

drop (v)

let fall to the ground

to fall vertically

go down in value

fall or descend to a lower place or level

terminate an association with

utter with seeming casualness

stop pursuing or acting

remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave

cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

lose (a game)

pay out

lower the pitch of (musical notes)

hang freely

stop associating with

let or cause to fall in drops

get rid of

take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth

omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing

leave undone or leave out

change from one level to another

fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death

grow worse

give birth; used for animals

Webster

drop (n.)

The quantity of fluid which falls in one small spherical mass; a liquid globule; a minim; hence, also, the smallest easily measured portion of a fluid; a small quantity; as, a drop of water.

That which resembles, or that which hangs like, a liquid drop; as a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, a sugarplum (sometimes medicated), or a kind of shot or slug.

Same as Gutta.

Any small pendent ornament.

Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something

A door or platform opening downward; a trap door; that part of the gallows on which a culprit stands when he is to be hanged; hence, the gallows itself.

A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck.

A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet.

A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.

A drop press or drop hammer.

The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.

Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.

The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only.

Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.

To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill.

To cause to fall in one portion, or by one motion, like a drop; to let fall; as, to drop a line in fishing; to drop a courtesy.

To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.

To bestow or communicate by a suggestion; to let fall in an indirect, cautious, or gentle manner; as, to drop hint, a word of counsel, etc.

To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.

To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.

To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.

To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.

Webster

drop (v. i.)

To fall in drops.

To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.

To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.

To fall dead, or to fall in death.

To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped.

To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.

To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little.

To fall short of a mark.

To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.

drop Sentence Examples

  1. A single drop of water fell from the leaf and landed on my skin.
  2. I dropped my keys on the floor and had to scramble to find them.
  3. The rain started to drop heavily, and we had to take shelter.
  4. The child dropped his ice cream cone on the ground and started to cry.
  5. The plane dropped a bomb on the target, causing a huge explosion.
  6. The stock market took a sudden drop, causing investors to panic.
  7. The temperature dropped significantly overnight, and we had to turn on the heat.
  8. The actor dropped out of the play at the last minute, and the production had to be canceled.
  9. The student dropped a class because it was too difficult.
  10. The bird dropped its egg from the nest, and it fell to the ground and broke.

FAQs About the word drop

a shape that is spherical and small, a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid), a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity, a steep high face of rock,

throw, lower, throw down, depress,flatten, bungle, level, sink, knock down, submerge

raise, raise, pick up, lift, pick up,lift,

A single drop of water fell from the leaf and landed on my skin.

I dropped my keys on the floor and had to scramble to find them.

The rain started to drop heavily, and we had to take shelter.

The child dropped his ice cream cone on the ground and started to cry.