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1. drop

verb. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] let fall to the ground.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • plop
  • hang
  • drop down
  • plank down
  • dump
  • move
  • sink
  • plump down

Antonyms

  • rested
  • uncover
  • soothe
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Drop

  • photoop
  • halebopp
  • staup
  • top
  • raupp
  • raup
  • paup
  • knaup
  • kaupp
  • kaup
  • fop

How do you pronounce drop?

Pronounce drop as drɔp.

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Sentences with drop


1. Noun, singular or mass
A shady spot that is covered with a drop cloth is ideal.

2. Verb, base form
There is no exact formula for determining how much your credit score will drop.

Quotes about drop


1. Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you're in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
- Nick Cannon

2. Being insecure - I'm a master, a virtuoso - they can be handing me the keys to the kingdom and all I can think is, I hope I don't drop the key.
- M. Night Shyamalan

3. The Wine of Life keeps oozing drop by drop, The Leaves of Life keep falling one by one.
- Edward Fitzgerald

2. drop

verb. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] to fall vertically.

Synonyms

  • decline
  • flump down
  • go down
  • flump
  • plummet
  • plunge
  • come down
  • fall
  • dump
  • plump

Antonyms

  • rise
  • accept
  • honor
  • ascent

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. drop

verb. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] go down in value.

Synonyms

  • decline
  • wane
  • go down
  • tumble
  • fall off
  • sink

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. drop

noun. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid).

Synonyms

  • droplet
  • teardrop
  • raindrop
  • small indefinite quantity
  • small indefinite amount
  • drib
  • tear
  • eye-drop
  • driblet

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • eat out
  • eat in
  • reassure

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. drop

noun. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] a shape that is spherical and small.

Synonyms

  • dewdrop
  • sphere
  • bead
  • pearl

Antonyms

  • front
  • back
  • left
  • right

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. drop

verb. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] terminate an association with.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • dismiss
  • send packing

Antonyms

  • expand
  • uncut
  • malfunction
  • undiluted

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. drop

verb. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] fall or descend to a lower place or level.

Synonyms

  • fall off
  • sag down
  • drop open
  • sag
  • fall open
  • drop down
  • swag
  • sink
  • flag
  • change posture
  • droop

Antonyms

  • masochist
  • moral
  • ride
  • float

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. drop

verb. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] stop pursuing or acting.

Synonyms

  • give up
  • nol.pros.
  • knock off
  • quit
  • nolle prosequi
  • cease
  • nolle pros
  • lay off
  • stop

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • disengage
  • switch off
  • stand still

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. drop

verb. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] utter with seeming casualness; drop names".

Synonyms

  • verbalize
  • express
  • verbalise
  • give tongue to

Antonyms

  • bridle
  • kern
  • muzzle
  • appear

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. drop

verb. ['ˈdrɑːp, ˈdrɔp'] leave or unload.

Synonyms

  • wharf
  • discharge
  • air-drop
  • drop off
  • unload
  • set down
  • put down

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • dishonor
  • refuse
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • dropa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dropian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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