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drop
n. the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"
drop cloth, drop curtain, drop
n. a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
drop
n. a central depository where things can be left or picked up
free fall, fall, dip, drop
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"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
drop
n. a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
driblet, drib, drop
n. a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man"; "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet by driblet"--Kipling
drop
n. the income from the sale of chips
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drop
v. give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
drop
v. fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"
knock off, drop
v. stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"
drop, flatten
v. lower the pitch of (musical notes)
drop
v. go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
drop
v. change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"
overleap, leave out, pretermit, overlook, miss, drop, omit, neglect
v. leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
drop
v. omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
drop
v. take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"
put down, set down, drop off, discharge, unload, drop
v. leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
drop
v. to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
drop down, drop, sink
v. fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees"
drop
v. terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket"
send packing, send away, dismiss, drop
v. stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
drop, swing, dangle
v. hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"
drop
v. to throw a ball through or into a basket or other goal
drop
v. to score with a drop kick
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crumb
n. small piece of e.g. bread or cake
release, eject, expel, discharge, exhaust
v. eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
leave behind, leave alone, leave
v. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
leave behind, leave alone, leave
v. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
fall, lessen, diminish, decrease
v. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
fall, lessen, diminish, decrease
v. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
taper
v. diminish gradually; "Interested tapered off"
clear
v. remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
backslide, lapse
v. drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
deteriorate
v. become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated"
weaken
v. lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body"
shrivel, shrink
v. decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
dwindle down, dwindle away, dwindle
v. become smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled down"
get worse, relapse
v. deteriorate in health; "he relapsed"
powderize, pulverize, powder
v. make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust; "pulverize the grains"
powderise, pulverise, powderize, pulverize
v. become powder or dust; "When it was blown up, the building powderized"
revert
v. undergo reversion, as in a mutation
waste away, diminish, waste
v. become diminished
pine away, languish, waste
v. lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"
wither, fade
v. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
go down, wane, decline
v. grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
flatten out, flatten
v. become flat or flatter; "The landscape flattened"
line up, adjust, aline, align
v. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
wilt
v. lose strength; "My opponent was wilting"
do away with, get rid of, eliminate, extinguish
v. terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
give up, abandon
v. stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"
desert, desolate, forsake, abandon
v. leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch; "The mother deserted her children"
disregard, ignore, neglect
v. give little or no attention to; "Disregard the errors"
falter, stammer, stutter, bumble
v. speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
misfire
v. fail to fire or detonate; "The guns misfired"
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
smoothen, shine, smooth, polish
v. make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
smoothen, smooth
v. make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
cut down, strike down, drop, fell
v. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
wrinkle, purse
v. gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones's lips"
even out, even, level, flush
v. make level or straight; "level the ground"
grade
v. level to the right gradient
squeeze
v. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"
iron out, press, iron
v. press and smooth with a heated iron; "press your shirts"; "she stood there ironing"
suspend
v. hang freely; "The secret police suspended their victims from the ceiling and beat them"
garner
v. store grain
pitch
v. lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
cast off
v. make the last row of stitches when knitting
deposit, posit, fix, situate
v. put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
doff
v. remove; "He doffed his hat"
squeeze, mash, squelch, crush, squash
v. to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
pull down, take down, tear down, dismantle, rase, raze, level
v. tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"
bedeck, bedight, deck
v. decorate; "deck the halls with holly"
bumble, falter, stumble
v. walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"
squish
v. put (a liquid) into a container or another place by means of a squirting action
flounder, stagger
v. walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow"
crash
v. fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"
bring down, get down, let down, take down, lower
v. move something or somebody to a lower position; "take down the vase from the shelf"
slide down, sink, slump
v. fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank"
submerse, submerge
v. sink below the surface; go under or as if under water
run off, drive off, drive away, turn back, drive out, chase away, dispel
v. force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
spread out, scatter, dissipate, disperse
v. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
sink, dip
v. appear to move downward; "The sun dipped below the horizon"; "The setting sun sank below the tree line"
decline
v. go down; "The roof declines here"
tumble
v. put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying; "Wash in warm water and tumble dry"
put away, cast away, throw away, cast out, throw out, cast aside, chuck out, toss away, toss out, dispose, toss, fling, discard
v. throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
give up, abandon
v. give up with the intent of never claiming again; "Abandon your life to God"; "She gave up her children to her ex-husband when she moved to Tahiti"; "We gave the drowning victim up for dead"
give the gate, give the bounce, give the axe
v. terminate a relationship abruptly; "Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"
flounder
v. behave awkwardly; have difficulties; "She is floundering in college"
keep out
v. remain outside
go wrong, miscarry, fail
v. be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
kibosh, block, halt, stop
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
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leave behind, leave alone, leave
v. leave unchanged or undisturbed or refrain from taking; "leave it as is"; "leave the young fawn alone"; "leave the flowers that you see in the park behind"
lay, position, pose, place, set, put
v. put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
direct, send
v. cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
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increment, increase
n. the amount by which something increases; "they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare"
gain vigor, pick up, perk up, percolate, perk
v. gain or regain energy; "I picked up after a nap"
recuperate
v. restore to good health or strength
increase
v. make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
increase
v. make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
meliorate, ameliorate, improve, better
v. get better; "The weather improved toward evening"
meliorate, ameliorate, improve, better
v. get better; "The weather improved toward evening"
meliorate, ameliorate, amend, improve, better
v. to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
sharpen
v. raise the pitch of (musical notes)
take to heart, attend to
v. get down to; pay attention to; take seriously; "Attend to your duties, please"
uprise, rise, resurrect
v. return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
straighten
v. get up from a sitting or slouching position; "The students straightened when the teacher entered"
drop
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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