Associations to the word «Drop»
DROP, noun. A small mass of liquid just large enough to hold its own weight via surface tension, usually one that falls from a source of liquid.
DROP, noun. The space or distance below a cliff or other high position into which someone or something could fall.
DROP, noun. A fall, descent; an act of dropping.
DROP, noun. A place where items or supplies may be left for others to collect, sometimes associated with criminal activity; a drop-off point.
DROP, noun. An instance of dropping supplies or making a delivery, sometimes associated with delivery of supplies by parachute.
DROP, noun. (chiefly British) a small amount of an alcoholic beverage; or when used with the definite article (the drop), alcoholic spirits in general.
DROP, noun. (Ireland) (informal) A single measure of whisky.
DROP, noun. A small, round, sweet piece of hard candy, e.g. a lemon drop; a lozenge.
DROP, noun. (American football) A dropped pass.
DROP, noun. (American football) Short for drop-back or drop back.
DROP, noun. In a woman, the difference between bust circumference and hip circumference; in a man, the difference between chest circumference and waist circumference.
DROP, noun. (video games) (online gaming) Any item dropped by defeated enemies.
DROP, noun. (music) A point in a song, usually electronic-styled music such as dubstep, house, trance or trap, where there is a very noticeable and pleasing change in tempo, bass, and/or overall tone; also known as the highlight or climax.
DROP, noun. (US) (banking) (dated) an unsolicited credit card issue
DROP, noun. The vertical length of a hanging curtain.
DROP, noun. That which resembles or hangs like a liquid drop: a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, etc.
DROP, noun. (architecture) A gutta.
DROP, noun. A mechanism for lowering something, such as: a trapdoor; a machine for lowering heavy weights onto a ship's deck; a device for temporarily lowering a gas jet; a curtain which falls in front of a theatrical stage; etc.
DROP, noun. A drop press or drop hammer.
DROP, noun. (engineering) The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.
DROP, noun. (nautical) The depth of a square sail; generally applied to the courses only.
DROP, verb. (intransitive) To fall in droplets (of a liquid). [from 11th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) To drip (a liquid). [form 14th c.]
DROP, verb. (intransitive) Generally, to fall (straight down). [from 14th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) (ergative) To let fall; to allow to fall (either by releasing hold of, or losing one's grip on). [from 14th c.]
DROP, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.
DROP, verb. (intransitive) To sink quickly to the ground. [from 15th c.]
DROP, verb. (intransitive) To fall dead, or to fall in death.
DROP, verb. (intransitive) To come to an end (by not being kept up); to stop. [from 17th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) To mention casually or incidentally, usually in conversation. [from 17th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) (slang) To part with or spend (money). [from 17th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) To cease concerning oneself over; to have nothing more to do with (a subject, discussion etc.). [from 17th c.]
DROP, verb. (intransitive) To lessen, decrease, or diminish in value, condition, degree, etc. [from 18th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) To let (a letter etc.) fall into a postbox; to send (a letter or message). [from 18th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) To make (someone or something) fall to the ground from a blow, gunshot etc.; to bring down, to shoot down. [from 18th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) (linguistics) To fail to write, or (especially) to pronounce (a syllable, letter etc.). [from 19th c.]
DROP, verb. (cricket) (of a fielder) To fail to make a catch from a batted ball that would have lead to the batsman being out.
DROP, verb. (transitive) (slang) To swallow (a drug), particularly LSD. [from 20th c.]
DROP, verb. (transitive) to dispose (of); get rid of; to remove; to lose
DROP, verb. (transitive) to eject; to dismiss; to cease to include, as if on a list.
DROP, verb. (transitive) (slang) To impart.
DROP, verb. (transitive) (music) (colloquial) To release to the public.
DROP, verb. (transitive) (music) To play a portion of music in the manner of a disc jockey.
DROP, verb. (intransitive) (music) (colloquial) To enter public distribution.
DROP, verb. (transitive) (music) To tune (a guitar string, etc.) to a lower note.
DROP, verb. (transitive) To cancel or end a scheduled event, project or course
DROP, verb. (transitive) (fast food) To cook, especially by deep-frying or grilling.
DROP, verb. (intransitive) (of a voice) To lower in timbre, often relating to puberty.
DROP, verb. (intransitive) (of a sound or song) To lower in pitch, tempo, key, or other quality.
DROP, verb. (intransitive) (of people) To visit informally; used with in or by.
DROP, verb. To give birth to.
DROP, verb. To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.
DROP, verb. (slang) (of the testicles) To hang lower and begin producing sperm due to puberty.
DROP A BOLLOCK, verb. (British) (idiomatic) (intransitive) (coarse slang) To make a mistake.
DROP A BOMB, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see drop, bomb.
DROP A BOMB, verb. (idiomatic) Alternative form of drop a bombshell
DROP A BOMB, verb. (UK) (slang) (euphemistic) To fart.
DROP A BOMB, verb. (US) (slang) (euphemistic) To release faeces from the bowels; to excrete
DROP A BOMBSHELL, verb. (idiomatic) To announce surprising or alarming information suddenly and without warning.
DROP A BRICK, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see drop, brick.
DROP A BRICK, verb. (UK) (idiomatic) To commit a faux pas, especially in speech, such as by tactlessly speaking of a subject that should not be mentioned.
DROP A BRICK, verb. (US) (idiomatic) Alternative form of drop a bombshell
DROP A CHALUPA, verb. (slang) To defecate.
DROP A DEUCE, verb. (coarse) (slang) To defecate.
DROP A DIME, verb. (idiomatic) (slang) To make a phone call, usually calling the police to report another's activities.
DROP A HINT, verb. (idiomatic) To reveal a clue or hint about something.
DROP A LOAD, verb. (colloquial) To defecate.
DROP ACID, verb. (slang) to take LSD.
DROP ANCHOR, verb. (nautical) To release the anchor of a ship or boat, allowing it to fall to the bed of a body of water and thereby securing the vessel in place.
DROP ANCHOR, verb. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) To defecate.
DROP AWAY, verb. (intransitive) To become less or fewer.
DROP BACK, verb. (American football) Of a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.
DROP BACK, noun. (American football) The act by a player in the backfield of dropping back from the line of scrimmage after the hike of the ball.
DROP BACKS, noun. Plural of drop back
DROP BEAR, noun. A fictional Australian marsupial, a large, carnivorous koala said to fall upon its prey from the treetops.
DROP BEARS, noun. Plural of drop bear
DROP BY, verb. To visit informally and spontaneously
DROP CAP, noun. (typography) A large initial letter that drops below the first line of a paragraph, usually used at the beginning of a section or chapter of a book.
DROP CAPS, noun. Plural of drop cap
DROP CEILING, noun. A dropped ceiling
DROP CEILINGS, noun. Plural of drop ceiling
DROP CLOTH, noun. An impermeable sheet of material meant to catch paint or other hard-to-clean substances.
DROP D, noun. An alternate (scordatura) guitar tuning in which the lowest (sixth) string is tuned down ("dropped") from the usual E of standard tuning by one whole step, to D.
DROP DEAD, verb. (intransitive) to die suddenly
DROP DEAD, interjection. Used angrily to express disgust, contempt, derision, etc. toward another person.
DROP GOAL, noun. (rugby union) (rugby league) A goal scored by kicking the ball through the goal from open play, after the ball has touched the ground.
DROP GROMMET, noun. A type of grommet (hole) on the topside of office furniture through which cables can fit.
DROP IN, noun. One who arrives unannounced or without an appointment.
DROP IN, noun. (surfing) the act of dropping in (see verb below). Often hyphenated drop-in.
DROP IN, verb. (idiomatic) To arrive unannounced or with little or no warning; also, to visit without an appointment.
DROP IN, verb. (surfing) To paddle into and take off on a wave another surfer is already riding.
DROP IN THE BUCKET, noun. (idiomatic) An effort or action having very little overall influence, especially as compared to a huge problem.
DROP IN THE OCEAN, noun. (idiomatic) a drop in the bucket
DROP INS, noun. Plural of drop in
DROP KERB, noun. A kerb of reduced height to allow vehicles access to properties adjoining a road.
DROP KICK, noun. (Australian rules football) (rugby) (American football) A kick made by dropping the ball on the ground and kicking it as it bounces up.
DROP KICK, noun. (Australia) (NZ) (slang) (derogatory) An insignificant, contemptible or unfashionable person; a loser; used as a general insult.
DROP KICK, verb. Alternative spelling of drop-kick
DROP KICKS, noun. Plural of drop kick
DROP KICKS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of drop kick
DROP LETTER, noun. (US) A letter mailed at a post office and either kept for general delivery, or delivered to a post office box, at that same post office.
DROP LETTER, noun. (typography) A large letter at the beginning of a line of text, positioned in a decorative way below the baseline of the rest of the type.
DROP LIGHT, noun. A lamp that is suspended, for example via a cable.
DROP LIKE FLIES, verb. (simile) (of members of a group, especially soldiers) Die en masse, one after the other.
DROP OFF, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To fall asleep.
DROP OFF, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To deliver; to deposit or leave.
DROP OFF, verb. To fall.
DROP OFF, verb. To lessen or reduce.
DROP OFF THE RADAR, verb. (idiomatic) To vanish or fall into obscurity.
DROP ONE'S GUTS, verb. (colloquial) to break wind, to fart
DROP OUT, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see drop, out.
DROP OUT, verb. (idiomatic) Prematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).
DROP PUNT, noun. (Australian rules football) (rugby) A kick made by dropping the ball and kicking it before it touches the ground.
DROP PUNTS, noun. Plural of drop punt
DROP ROUND, verb. (intransitive) to visit somewhere for a short period.
DROP SAFE, noun. A safe (lockable box) with a slot allowing items to be deposited without unlocking it.
DROP SAFES, noun. Plural of drop safe
DROP SCIENCE, verb. Used other than as an idiom: see drop, science.
DROP SCIENCE, verb. (slang) (hip-hop) To show off one's talent and ability, as if to educate others.
DROP SERENE, noun. (medicine) (archaic) amaurosis
DROP SHADOW, noun. A visual effect representing a shadow behind an object, giving the impression that the object is raised from the background.
DROP SHADOWS, noun. Plural of drop shadow
DROP SHIP, verb. To deliver goods for a business directly to its customers, as though the business owned a relevant inventory, but the manufacturer is the real source of that delivery.
DROP SHIPPED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of drop ship
DROP SHIPPING, verb. Present participle of drop ship
DROP SHIPS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of drop ship
DROP SHOT, noun. (sports) In sports such as badminton, squash, tennis and volleyball, a lightly-struck shot that just lands into play.
DROP SHOTS, noun. Plural of drop shot
DROP SOMEONE A LINE, verb. (idiomatic) Write and send (someone) a note or telegram.
DROP THE BALL, verb. (idiomatic) To fail in one's responsibilities or duties, or to make a mistake, especially at a critical point or when the result is very negative.
DROP THE F-BOMB, verb. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) To utter the word fuck.
DROP THE F-BOMB, verb. Alternative spelling of drop the f-bomb
DROP THE GLOVES, verb. (Canada and US) (ice hockey) (idiomatic) To fight.
DROP THE GLOVES, verb. (Canada and US) (idiomatic) (by extension) To remove a prior impediment to action; to prepare for or engage in a dispute.
DROP THE HAND, verb. (Ireland) (dated) To engage in sexual petting.
DROP THE KIDS OFF AT THE POOL, verb. (humorous) (euphemistic) To defecate.
DROP THE MIC, verb. (slang) (idiomatic) To do or say something decisive, meaningful, or impressive.
DROP THE WRIT, verb. (Canada) (idiomatic) To call a federal or provincial election.
DROP TOP, noun. (colloquial) (US) A convertible car, the roof of which can be folded down to form an open-top vehicle.
DROP TOWER, noun. (physics) (engineering) A tower, containing a long evacuated tube, within which objects can be dropped experimentally
DROP TOWER, noun. An amusement ride in which riders experience free fall
DROP TROU, verb. (US) (intransitive) To drop one's trousers and/or undershorts; to moon
DROP TROU, verb. (by extension) to strip, undress, get naked
DROP TROW, verb. (slang) (idiomatic) to pull down one's trousers (pants)
DROP VOLLEY, noun. A drop shot hit with a volley.
DROP ZONE, noun. Alternative spelling of dropzone
DROP ZONE, noun. Relegation zone
DROP ZONES, noun. Plural of drop zone
DROP, noun. A shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead".
DROP, noun. 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, noun. 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, noun. A steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop".
DROP, noun. A predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property).
DROP, noun. A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height".
DROP, noun. A curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery.
DROP, noun. A central depository where things can be left or picked up.
DROP, noun. The act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful".
DROP, verb. Let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes".
DROP, verb. To fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets".
DROP, verb. Go down in value; "Stock prices dropped".
DROP, verb. Fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees".
DROP, verb. Terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket".
DROP, verb. Utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; drop names".
DROP, verb. Stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!".
DROP, verb. Leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel".
DROP, verb. Cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers".
DROP, verb. Lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13".
DROP, verb. Pay out; "spend money".
DROP, verb. Lower the pitch of (musical notes).
DROP, verb. Hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling".
DROP, verb. Stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock".
DROP, verb. Let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture".
DROP, verb. Get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes".
DROP, verb. Take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager".
DROP, verb. Omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's".
DROP, verb. Leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten".
DROP, verb. Change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon".
DROP, verb. Fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop".
DROP, verb. Grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match".
DROP, verb. Give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning".
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