Definitions for drop out

Definitions for (verb) drop out

Main entry: quit, throw in, throw in the towel, drop by the wayside, drop out, fall by the wayside, chuck up the sponge, give up

Definition: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

Usage: In the second round, the challenger gave up

Main entry: drop out

Definition: leave school or an educational program prematurely

Usage: Many students drop out because they are not prepared for our challenging program

Main entry: drop out

Definition: withdraw from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values

Usage: She hasn't heard from her brother in years--he dropped out after moving to California

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