"dropped" in the verb sense
let fall to the ground
"Don't drop the dishes"
to fall vertically
"the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"
go down in value
"Stock prices dropped"
4. sink, drop, drop down
fall or descend to a lower place or level
"He sank to his knees"
terminate an association with
"drop him from the Republican ticket"
utter with seeming casualness
"drop a hint"
7. drop, knock off
stop pursuing or acting
"drop a lawsuit"
"knock it off!"
8. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge
remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave
"unload the cargo"
"drop off the passengers at the hotel"
9. fell, drop, strike down, cut down
cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
"strike down a tree"
"Lightning struck down the hikers"
lose (a game
"The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"
11. spend, expend, drop
12. flatten, drop
lower the pitch of (musical notes)
13. dangle, swing, drop
"the ornaments dangled from the tree"
"The light dropped from the ceiling"
14. dismiss, send packing, send away, drop
stop associating with
"They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
15. dribble, drip, drop
let or cause to fall in drops
"dribble oil into the mixture"
16. shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop
get rid of
"he shed his image as a pushy boss"
"shed your clothes"
take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
"She dropped acid when she was a teenager"
omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
"New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
19. neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap
leave undone or leave out
"How could I miss that typo?"
"The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
change from one level to another
"She dropped into army jargon"
fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
"shop til you drop"
22. devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate
"Her condition deteriorated"
"Conditions in the slums degenerated"
"The discussion devolved into a shouting match"
give birth used for animals
"The cow dropped her calf this morning"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License