Synonyms for drop

Synonyms for (noun) drop

Synonyms: drop

Definition: the act of dropping something

Usage: they expected the drop would be successful

Similar words: descent

Definition: the act of changing your location in a downward direction


Synonyms: drop

Definition: a central depository where things can be left or picked up

Similar words: deposit, depositary, depository, repository

Definition: a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping


Synonyms: drop, drop cloth, drop curtain

Definition: a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery

Similar words: pall, mantle, curtain, drape, drapery

Definition: hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)


Synonyms: dip, drop, fall, free fall

Definition: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

Usage: 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

Similar words: decrease, decrement

Definition: the amount by which something decreases


Synonyms: fall, drop

Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

Usage: it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height

Similar words: gravitation

Definition: movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction

Usage: irrigation by gravitation rather than by pumps


Similar words: descent

Definition: a movement downward


Synonyms: drop

Definition: a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)

Similar words: hiding place

Definition: a place suitable for hiding something (such as yourself)


Synonyms: cliff, drop, drop-off

Definition: a steep high face of rock

Usage: he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town; a steep drop

Similar words: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth


Synonyms: drib, driblet, drop

Definition: a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)

Usage: 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

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude


Synonyms: pearl, bead, drop

Definition: a shape that is spherical and small

Usage: he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops; beads of sweat on his forehead

Similar words: sphere

Definition: a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)

Synonyms for (verb) drop

Synonyms: drop

Definition: give birth; used for animals

Usage: The cow dropped her calf this morning

Similar words: deliver, have, give birth, birth, bear

Definition: cause to be born

Usage: My wife had twins yesterday!


Synonyms: deteriorate, devolve, degenerate, drop

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Her condition deteriorated; Conditions in the slums degenerated; The discussion devolved into a shouting match

Similar words: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened


Synonyms: drop

Definition: fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death

Usage: shop til you drop

Similar words: fall

Definition: pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind

Usage: fall into a trap; She fell ill; They fell out of favor; Fall in love; fall asleep; fall prey to an imposter; fall into a strange way of thinking; she fell to pieces after she lost her work


Synonyms: drop, knock off

Definition: stop pursuing or acting

Usage: drop a lawsuit; knock it off!

Similar words: cease, quit, give up, stop, discontinue, lay off

Definition: put an end to a state or an activity

Usage: Quit teasing your little brother


Synonyms: drop, flatten

Definition: lower the pitch of (musical notes)

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: drop

Definition: go down in value

Usage: Stock prices dropped

Similar words: go down, decline, wane

Definition: grow smaller

Usage: Interest in the project waned


Synonyms: drop

Definition: change from one level to another

Usage: She dropped into army jargon

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: drop

Definition: omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing

Usage: New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's

Similar words: elide

Definition: leave or strike out

Usage: This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant


Synonyms: drop

Definition: utter with seeming casualness

Usage: drop a hint; drop names

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to

Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise

Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse


Synonyms: drop

Definition: lose (a game)

Usage: The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13

Similar words: lose

Definition: fail to win

Usage: We lost the battle but we won the war


Synonyms: drop

Definition: take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth

Usage: She dropped acid when she was a teenager

Similar words: do drugs, drug

Definition: use recreational drugs


Synonyms: cut down, drop, strike down, fell

Definition: cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

Usage: strike down a tree; Lightning struck down the hikers

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope


Synonyms: discharge, drop, drop off, put down, set down, unload

Definition: leave or unload

Usage: unload the cargo; drop off the passengers at the hotel

Similar words: deliver

Definition: bring to a destination, make a delivery

Usage: our local super market delivers


Synonyms: shake off, shed, drop, cast, cast off, throw, throw away, throw off

Definition: get rid of

Usage: he shed his image as a pushy boss; shed your clothes

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: dribble, drip, drop

Definition: let or cause to fall in drops

Usage: dribble oil into the mixture

Similar words: pour

Definition: cause to run

Usage: pour water over the floor


Synonyms: drop

Definition: to fall vertically

Usage: the bombs are dropping on enemy targets

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again


Synonyms: drop

Definition: let fall to the ground

Usage: Don't drop the dishes

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: sink, drop, drop down

Definition: fall or descend to a lower place or level

Usage: He sank to his knees

Similar words: change posture

Definition: undergo a change in bodily posture


Synonyms: spend, expend, drop

Definition: pay out

Usage: spend money

Similar words: pay

Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please


Synonyms: drop

Definition: terminate an association with

Usage: drop him from the Republican ticket

Similar words: remove

Definition: remove from a position or an office


Synonyms: send away, send packing, drop, dismiss

Definition: stop associating with

Usage: They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock

Similar words: can, dismiss, displace, send away, sack, terminate, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack

Definition: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Usage: The boss fired his secretary today; The company terminated 25% of its workers


Synonyms: dangle, drop, swing

Definition: hang freely

Usage: the ornaments dangled from the tree; The light dropped from the ceiling

Similar words: hang

Definition: be suspended or hanging

Usage: The flag hung on the wall