Textual thesaurus for "drop"

(noun) drop cloth, drop curtain

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

(noun) dip, fall, free fall

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

(noun) fall

a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height

(noun) cliff, drop-off

a steep high face of rock

he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town; a steep drop

(noun) drib, driblet

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

(noun) pearl, bead

a shape that is spherical and small

he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops; beads of sweat on his forehead

(verb) deteriorate, devolve, degenerate

grow worse

Her condition deteriorated; Conditions in the slums degenerated; The discussion devolved into a shouting match

(verb) knock off

stop pursuing or acting

drop a lawsuit; knock it off!

(verb) flatten

lower the pitch of (musical notes)

(verb) leave out, pretermit, miss, overleap, overlook, neglect, omit

leave undone or leave out

How could I miss that typo?; The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten

(verb) cut down, strike down, fell

cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

strike down a tree; Lightning struck down the hikers

(verb) discharge, drop off, put down, set down, unload

leave or unload

unload the cargo; drop off the passengers at the hotel

(verb) shake off, shed, cast, cast off, throw, throw away, throw off

get rid of

he shed his image as a pushy boss; shed your clothes

(verb) dribble, drip

let or cause to fall in drops

dribble oil into the mixture

(verb) sink, drop down

fall or descend to a lower place or level

He sank to his knees

(verb) spend, expend

pay out

spend money

(verb) send away, send packing, dismiss

stop associating with

They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock

(verb) dangle, swing

hang freely

the ornaments dangled from the tree; The light dropped from the ceiling