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Another word for drop

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Noun
  1. A quantity of liquid falling or resting in a spherical mass

    See also:

    dry

  2. A small amount of liquor

      1. A rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does.
      2. A similar sound:
      3. A drink of liquor, especially when swallowed in one gulp.
      1. A round bullet larger than buckshot.
      2. A shot of liquor.
      3. An amount of liquid, especially liquor, that is swallowed in one gulp; a swig.
      1. To seize and pinch or bite:
      2. To remove or sever by pinching or snipping:
      3. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
      1. A small child.
      2. A small amount, as of liquor.
      1. To drink in small quantities.
      2. To drink from in sips.
      3. To drink something in sips.
      1. The firing or discharge of a weapon, such as a gun.
      2. The distance over which something is shot; the range.
      3. An attempt to hit a target with a projectile:
      1. A person who jigs or operates a jig.
      2. A small measure for liquor, usually holding 112 ounces.
      3. This amount of liquor.
      1. A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to116 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to18 of an ounce or 60 grains (3.89 grams).
      3. A small draft:
  3. A tiny amount

      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
      1. The least bit; an iota:
      1. Something of little importance or value.
      2. A small amount; a jot.
      3. A dessert typically consisting of plain or sponge cake soaked in sherry, rum, or brandy and topped with layers of jam or jelly, custard, and whipped cream.
      1. A small diacritic mark, such as an accent, vowel mark, or dot over an i.
      2. The tiniest bit; an iota.
      1. A small spot, mark, or discoloration.
      2. A tiny amount; a bit:
      3. To mark with specks.
      1. A very small quantity or portion; a bit or mite:
      1. A long irregular strip that is cut or torn off.
      2. A small amount; a particle:
      3. To cut or tear into shreds.
      1. An uneasy feeling arising from conscience or principle that tends to hinder action:
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to about 1.3 grams, or 20 grains.
      3. A minute part or amount.
      1. A small piece or bit; a fragment.
      2. Leftover bits of food.
      3. Discarded waste material, especially metal suitable for reprocessing.
      1. A very small piece or part; a tiny portion or speck.
      2. A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree:
      3. A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.
      1. A unit of weight in the US Customary System, an avoirdupois unit equal to 437.5 grains (28.35 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight, equal to 480 grains (31.103 grams).
      3. A fluid ounce.
      1. A small scrap or leaving of food after a meal is completed.
      2. A scrap; a bit.
      1. The smallest particle of a substance that retains the chemical and physical properties of the substance and is composed of two or more atoms; a group of like or different atoms held together by chemical forces.
      2. A small particle; a tiny bit.
      1. Any of numerous small or minute arachnids of the order Acarina, including species that damage crops or stored food and species that are parasitic on animals and often transmit disease.
      1. In the United States,160 of a fluid dram (0.0616 milliliter).
      2. In Great Britain,120 of a scruple (0.0592 milliliter).
      3. A half note.
      1. The smallest bit; iota.
      2. To write down briefly or hastily:
      1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet.
      2. A very small amount; a bit:
      1. A small, dry, one-seeded fruit of a cereal grass, having the fruit and the seed walls united:
      2. The fruits of cereal grasses especially after having been harvested, considered as a group:
      3. A cereal grass:
      1. A small part broken off or detached.
      2. An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit:
      3. A sentence fragment.
      1. A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to116 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to18 of an ounce or 60 grains (3.89 grams).
      3. A small draft:
      1. A tiny round mark made by or as if by a pointed instrument; a spot.
      2. Such a mark used in orthography, as above an i.
      3. The basic unit of composition for an image produced by a device that prints text or graphics on paper:
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. To apply with short poking strokes:
      2. To cover lightly with or as if with a moist substance:
      3. To rub or pat (something) lightly:
      1. A very small piece broken from a baked item, such as a cookie, cake, or bread.
      2. A small fragment, scrap, or portion:
      3. The soft inner portion of bread.
      1. A small portion, degree, or amount:
      2. A brief amount of time; a moment:
      3. A short scene or episode in a theatrical performance.
    See also:

    big

  4. The act of dropping from a height

      1. To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity:
      2. To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position:
      3. To lose an upright or erect position suddenly:
      1. The act or an instance of descending:
      2. A way down:
      3. A downward incline or passage; a slope:
    See also:

    rise

  5. A usually swift downward trend, as in prices

    See also:

    increase

  6. The extent or measurement downward from a surface

      1. The condition or quality of being deep.
      2. The extent, measurement, or dimension downward, backward, or inward:
      3. The measurement or sense of distance from an observation point, such as linear perspective in painting.
      1. The state or quality of being deep (either physically or metaphorically)
    See also:

    surface

  7. A downward slope or distance

      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity:
      2. To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position:
      3. To lose an upright or erect position suddenly:
      1. The act or an instance of descending:
      2. A way down:
      3. A downward incline or passage; a slope:
      1. A downward slope, as of a hill.
      1. To express polite refusal:
      2. To slope downward; descend:
      3. To bend downward; droop:
    See also:

    rise

  8. A dominating position, as in a conflict

    See also:

    over

Verb
  1. To go from a more erect posture to a less erect posture

      1. To fall or sink heavily; collapse:
      2. To droop, as in sitting or standing; slouch.
      3. To decline suddenly; fall off:
      1. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
      2. To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
      3. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      1. To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity:
      2. To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position:
      3. To lose an upright or erect position suddenly:
    See also:

    rise

  2. To slope downward

      1. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
      2. To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
      3. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity:
      2. To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position:
      3. To lose an upright or erect position suddenly:
      1. To plunge briefly into a liquid, as in order to wet, coat, or saturate.
      2. To color or dye by immersing:
      3. To immerse (a sheep or other animal) in a disinfectant solution.
      1. To move from a higher to a lower place; come or go down.
      2. To slope, extend, or incline downward:
      3. To be related by genetic descent from an individual or individuals in a previous generation:
      1. To express polite refusal:
      2. To slope downward; descend:
      3. To bend downward; droop:
    See also:

    rise

  3. To cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

    Idioms:
    See also:

    rise

  4. To cease consideration or treatment of

      1. To move by hopping on one foot and then the other.
      2. To leap lightly about.
      3. To bounce over or be deflected from a surface; skim or ricochet:
      1. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved. A term used to describe a transaction between three brokers in which one does not use his/her name. For example, a broker receives a buy order that he or she can’t transact. The broker asks a second broker to handle the order. So the second broker buys the stock from a third broker on behalf of the first broker’s client. The transaction is recorded in the records of the firms and exchange as if the first broker was never involved.
      1. (now rare) To give up, hand over, surrender (something).
      2. To entrust (something) to another.
      3. To devote or resign to a particular purpose or activity; to yield completely.
      1. To end the employment or service of; discharge.
      2. To direct or allow to leave:
      3. To stop considering; rid one's mind of; dispel:
  5. To take or leave out

    See also:

    include

  6. To suffer the loss of

      1. To be unsuccessful in retaining possession of; mislay:
      2. To be deprived of (something one has had):
      3. To be left alone or desolate because of the death of:
      1. To lose or give up (something) on account of an offense, error, or failure to fulfill an agreement:
      2. To subject to seizure as a forfeit.
      3. Something that is lost or given up on account of an offense, error, or failure to fulfill an agreement.
    See also:

    get

  7. To suddenly lose all health or strength

    Idioms:
    See also:

    health

  8. To cease living

  9. To end the employment or service of

      1. A bag, especially one made of strong material for holding grain or objects in bulk.
      2. The amount that a sack can hold:
      3. A short loose-fitting garment for women and children.
      1. Used to indicate physical or mental ability:
      2. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
      3. Used to indicate possession of a specified capability or skill:
      1. To rebound after having struck an object or a surface.
      2. To move jerkily; bump:
      3. To bound: