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Synonyms for dropdrɒp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drop, bead, pearl(noun)

    a shape that is spherical and small

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

    Synonyms:
    fall, driblet, bone, drop cloth, beadwork, cliff, drop, off-white, free fall, pearl, dip, beading, ivory, astragal, bead, drop-off, drib, drop curtain

  2. drop, drib, driblet(noun)

    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:
    drop cloth, fall, free fall, driblet, drop curtain, dip, bead, drop, pearl, cliff, drop-off, drib

  3. drop, dip, fall, free fall(noun)

    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:
    driblet, cutpurse, pin, crepuscule, dip, surrender, twilight, drop-off, spill, magnetic inclination, downslope, bead, declivity, decline, drop curtain, cliff, pickpocket, declination, pearl, descent, inclination, fall, autumn, drib, evenfall, gloam, plunge, drop cloth, downfall, declension, drop, magnetic dip, crepuscle, nightfall, dusk, free fall, angle of dip, gloaming, tumble, capitulation

  4. cliff, drop, drop-off(noun)

    a steep high face of rock

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

    Synonyms:
    falloff, driblet, bead, drop cloth, lessening, cliff, drop, falling off, free fall, pearl, dip, fall, decrease, slack, drop-off, slump, drib, drop curtain

  5. drop(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    drop cloth, fall, free fall, driblet, drop curtain, dip, bead, pearl, cliff, drop-off, drib

  6. drop, fall(noun)

    a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

    "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, autumn, declension, driblet, bead, drop cloth, surrender, gloam, drop, cliff, downslope, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, decline, declivity, pearl, downfall, dusk, pin, dip, fall, declination, tumble, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, drop-off, evenfall, nightfall, drib, drop curtain

  7. drop curtain, drop cloth, drop(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall, drop cloth, driblet, free fall, dip, drop curtain, pearl, cliff, bead, drib, drop-off

  8. drop(noun)

    a central depository where things can be left or picked up

    Synonyms:
    drop cloth, fall, free fall, driblet, drop curtain, dip, bead, pearl, cliff, drop-off, drib

  9. drop(verb)

    the act of dropping something

    "they expected the drop would be successful"

    Synonyms:
    drop cloth, fall, free fall, driblet, drop curtain, dip, bead, pearl, cliff, drop-off, drib

  10. drop(verb)

    let fall to the ground

    "Don't drop the dishes"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  11. drop(verb)

    to fall vertically

    "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  12. drop(verb)

    go down in value

    "Stock prices dropped"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  13. sink, drop, drop down(verb)

    fall or descend to a lower place or level

    "He sank to his knees"

    Synonyms:
    unload, settle, leave out, dribble, dip, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, go down, deteriorate, lapse, slide down, overleap, strike down, overlook, throw, cast, fell, go under, subside, cut down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, pass, swing, bury, put down, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, shake off, discharge, spend, fall off, knock off, miss, pretermit, degenerate, cast off, slump, shed, omit

  14. drop(verb)

    terminate an association with

    "drop him from the Republican ticket"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  15. drop(verb)

    utter with seeming casualness

    "drop a hint"; drop names"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  16. drop, knock off(verb)

    stop pursuing or acting

    "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!"

    Synonyms:
    unload, snitch, leave out, hook, neutralise, dribble, fling off, shave, liquidate, send packing, neutralize, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, thieve, dash off, waste, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, do in, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, cop, toss off, scratch off, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, glom, shed, omit

  17. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge(verb)

    leave or unload

    "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

    Synonyms:
    fall back, drowse off, eject, strike down, fall behind, empty, unload, put down, exonerate, send away, drop down, deteriorate, cast, enter, offload, miss, drop away, spend, omit, throw away, nod off, exculpate, doze off, dangle, destroy, land, muster out, fire, throw off, get down, expend, overleap, unlade, lay, fall asleep, flatten, exhaust, cut down, dribble, place down, overlook, knock off, devolve, dispatch, leave out, demean, repose, go off, shed, complete, sink, shake off, bring down, pretermit, write down, acquit, free, disgrace, drop off, neglect, recede, fell, cast off, disembark, drift off, degenerate, throw, lose, set down, release, dope off, dismiss, expel, assoil, degrade, drop, flake out, discharge, debark, fall away, record, clear, send packing, drip, swing, slip, take down

  18. fell, drop, strike down, cut down(verb)

    cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

    "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"

    Synonyms:
    unload, push down, fell, bring down, dribble, pull down, send packing, mow, fly, drop off, dismiss, slash, drop down, sink, down, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, knock down, cut, cut out, trim back, overleap, trim, strike down, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, reduce, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, trim down, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, cut back, vanish, cast off, cancel, shed, omit

  19. drop(verb)

    lose (a game)

    "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  20. spend, expend, drop(verb)

    pay out

    "spend money"

    Synonyms:
    unload, fell, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, pass, swing, use, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  21. flatten, drop(verb)

    lower the pitch of (musical notes)

    Synonyms:
    unload, fell, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, flatten out, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  22. dangle, swing, drop(verb)

    hang freely

    "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, swing out, dribble, get around, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, fell, cut down, put down, neglect, devolve, sway, swing over, expend, sweep, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, pretermit, cast off, shed, omit

  23. dismiss, send packing, send away, drop(verb)

    stop associating with

    "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"

    Synonyms:
    unload, ignore, brush aside, fell, dribble, sack, give the axe, usher out, drop off, can, drop down, sink, give the sack, put down, deteriorate, discount, overleap, fire, leave out, throw, cast, brush off, cut down, give notice, neglect, throw out, displace, send packing, degenerate, dissolve, devolve, expend, push aside, dismiss, set down, flatten, swing, cast off, strike down, throw off, drip, dangle, drop, shake off, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, force out, miss, pretermit, throw away, terminate, disregard, send away, shed, omit

  24. dribble, drip, drop(verb)

    let or cause to fall in drops

    "dribble oil into the mixture"

    Synonyms:
    unload, slaver, leave out, dribble, drool, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, drivel, slabber, overleap, slobber, throw, cast, fell, cut down, put down, neglect, devolve, carry, filter, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, strike down, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, shake off, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, pretermit, cast off, trickle, shed, omit

  25. shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop(verb)

    get rid of

    "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

    Synonyms:
    roam, project, flip, overleap, spue, redact, strike down, fuddle, drift, put down, draw, send away, have, hold, fling, hurl, slough, mold, deteriorate, cast, rove, put, bedevil, roll, pour forth, befuddle, spend, omit, throw away, frame, moult, dangle, confound, vomit up, chuck out, mould, throw off, toss, throw up, expend, contrive, retch, purge, give, discombobulate, tramp, toss away, drip, disgorge, cat, cut down, dribble, thrust, overlook, stray, devolve, leave out, miss, shake, exuviate, bewilder, shed, fox, cast away, sink, shake off, chuck, pretermit, make, range, molt, vagabond, swan, unload, drop off, set down, fell, cast off, knock off, toss out, flatten, ramble, spill, neglect, cast aside, throw, regurgitate, wander, vomit, throw out, hurtle, put away, escape from, spew, honk, dismiss, dispose, cast out, regorge, drop, drop down, switch, discharge, upchuck, send packing, be sick, swing, discard, barf, confuse, sick, couch, bemuse, degenerate, puke

  26. drop(verb)

    take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth

    "She dropped acid when she was a teenager"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  27. drop(verb)

    omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing

    " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  28. neglect, pretermit, omit, drop, miss, leave out, overlook, overleap(verb)

    leave undone or leave out

    "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"

    Synonyms:
    unload, overleap, dribble, lose, drip, vault, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, fail, dominate, fell, degenerate, deteriorate, look out over, leave off, lack, ignore, leave out, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, take out, devolve, expend, exclude, dangle, send away, set down, flatten, look across, swing, cast off, strike down, throw off, escape, neglect, overtop, command, except, drop, shake off, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, look out on, miss, throw away, disregard, shed, omit

  29. drop(verb)

    change from one level to another

    "She dropped into army jargon"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  30. drop(verb)

    fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death

    "shop til you drop"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

  31. devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate(verb)

    grow worse

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

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, return, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, fell, cut down, put down, neglect, fall, devolve, expend, dismiss, set down, flatten, pass, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, pretermit, cast off, send away, shed, omit

  32. drop(verb)

    give birth; used for animals

    "The cow dropped her calf this morning"

    Synonyms:
    unload, leave out, dribble, send packing, drop off, dismiss, drop down, sink, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, overleap, strike down, throw, cast, cut down, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, fell, miss, cast off, shed, omit

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. drop

    Synonyms:
    fall under, give up, let go, shake off, throw down, throw off

    Antonyms:
    bear, bring, carry, convey, lift, move, remove, sustain, take, transmit, transport

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drop(n.)

    Synonyms:
    globule

  2. drop(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ear-ring

  3. drop(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lower, sink, depress, let down, let fall, let go

  4. drop(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    leave, quit, forsake, desert, relinquish, abandon, forswear, give up, give over

  5. drop(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    discontinue, intermit, remit, cease, desist from, break off, leave off, lay aside

  6. drop(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    bedrop, spot, speckle, variegate

  7. drop(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    distil, fall in drops

  8. drop(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fall suddenly

  9. drop(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    cease, come to an end, come to nothing


Translations for drop

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • val, afvalAfrikaans
  • قطرةArabic
  • damcıAzerbaijani
  • тамсыBashkir
  • кро́пляBelarusian
  • драже, ка̀пка, понижавам се, изпускам, пропускам, спадам, падамBulgarian
  • gotaCatalan, Valencian
  • тӏадамChechen
  • kapkaCzech
  • тумламChuvash
  • faldeDanish
  • Absturz, Tropfen, Bonbon, Sturz, der tote Briefkasten, Fall, Abfall, Drops, fallen lassenGerman
  • παστίλια, σταγόνα, πτώσηGreek
  • gutoEsperanto
  • gota, caer, regar, esparcir, descender, dejar caerSpanish
  • قطرهPersian
  • pudotus, pisara, pastilli, pudotuspaikka, rae, putoaminen, tippa, laskea, pisaroida, pudota, lopettaa, kaatua, tiputtaa, heittää, julkaista, pudottaa, tippua, napata, poistaa, lähettää, loppua, ilmestyäFinnish
  • larme, chute, goutte, tomber, laisser tomberFrench
  • falle, drippeWestern Frisian
  • braonIrish
  • braon, boinne, crùb, tuit, leig àsScottish Gaelic
  • טיפהHebrew
  • बूंदHindi
  • csepp, lenyel, beveszHungarian
  • կաթիլ, անկում, գցել, ընկնելArmenian
  • gutoIdo
  • dropi, dettaIcelandic
  • dislivello, caduta, ribasso, salto, goccia, cadere, lasciareItalian
  • 滴, 雫, 落とすJapanese
  • წვეთიGeorgian
  • тамшыKazakh
  • ទម្លាក់Khmer
  • 떨어뜨리다Korean
  • çipik, dilop, çip, خستنKurdish
  • тамчыKyrgyz
  • stagonaLatin
  • DrëpsLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • lašasLithuanian
  • piliens, lāseLatvian
  • makereMāori
  • капкаMacedonian
  • дусалMongolian
  • qatraMaltese
  • dråpe, nbNorwegian
  • snoepje, afgrond, bolletje, val, druppel, dalen, vallen, uitstoten, verwijderen, laten vallenDutch
  • drope, dropsNorwegian Nynorsk
  • slippeNorwegian
  • upadek, dropsy, kropla, spadek, zrzut, obniżenie, usuwać, wrzucić, tracić na wartości, upuszczać, padnąć, upadać, wyrzucać, zapodać, zarzucić, odwołaćPolish
  • gota, dropes, queda, [[deixar]] [[cair]], [[deixar]]-[[se]] [[cair]], cair, soltar, dispensar, deitar-se, diminuir, engolir, baixar, largarPortuguese
  • cădere, bomboană, picătură, drajeu, prăbușire, scăpaRomanian
  • ка́пля, драже́, паде́ние, ледене́ц, тайни́к, обры́в, заки́дываться, па́дать, выки́дывать, урони́ть, сбра́сывать, выбра́сывать, роня́ть, сбро́сить, вы́бросить, опусти́ться, пропуска́ть, заки́нуться, упа́сть, вы́кинуть, пропусти́ть, опуска́тьсяRussian
  • kap, dražeja, pad, капSerbo-Croatian
  • kvapka, spadnúťSlovak
  • kapljaSlovene
  • pikëAlbanian
  • fall, droppe, stup, falla, tappaSwedish
  • kuangushaSwahili
  • துளிTamil
  • వదిలించుకొను, పడిపోవు, పడు, తొలగించుTelugu
  • қатраTajik
  • damjaTurkmen
  • damlaTurkish
  • тамчыTatar
  • кра́пляUkrainian
  • tomchi, qatraUzbek
  • giọt, buông rơiVietnamese

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