the act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"
a central depository where things can be left or picked up
a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery Synonyms: drop curtain, drop cloth,
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" Synonyms: dip, fall, free fall,
a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height" Synonyms: fall,
a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop" Synonyms: cliff, drop-off,
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 Synonyms: drib, driblet,
a shape that is spherical and small; "he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops"; "beads of sweat on his forehead" Synonyms: bead, pearl,
give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning"
grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match" Synonyms: devolve, deteriorate, degenerate,
fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"
stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!" Synonyms: knock off,
lower the pitch of (musical notes) Synonyms: flatten,
go down in value; "Stock prices dropped"
change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"