drop

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  • This leaves each player with a bishop in hand to be dropped later.
  • He dropped out of secondary school to begin his career in that field.
  • But some students drop out because they must work to help support their families.
  • Some sports that were featured in earlier Games were later dropped from the program.
  • At the same time, some events have been dropped and new ones have been added.
  • The project started with a pilot which included just one drop-off point.
  • The vast majority of children enter primary school though a significant number drop out.
  • However, more of these types of takes were dropped near the end of the fourth season.
  • In keeping with the move to a professional military, this article was dropped.
  • The character, however, did not catch on and was dropped after the film.
  • Another drop will form - and so on - until the cup is empty.
  • Despite masters of the recording being made, the idea was eventually dropped.
  • He then went to the Radio America Network where he was once again dropped.
  • This would lead him to drop out of the race.
  • It also failed to pick up a major audience and was dropped.
  • He was invited back for the following year, but decided instead to drop out of high school.
  • But once again the work was dropped and set aside for another eleven and a half years.
  • He dropped out of school in his senior year to become a stand-up comedian.
  • He increased the number of police officers on the streets, leading to a drop in crime.
  • Most of these innovations have remained, although some were dropped in later development.
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Meaning of drop

  • noun A shape that is spherical and small
    he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops, beads of sweat on his forehead
  • 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
  • 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
  • noun A predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
  • noun A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
    it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height
  • noun A central depository where things can be left or picked up
  • noun The act of dropping something
    they expected the drop would be successful
  • verb Let fall to the ground
    Don't drop the dishes
  • verb To fall vertically
    the bombs are dropping on enemy targets
  • verb Go down in value
    Stock prices dropped
  • verb Terminate an association with
    drop him from the Republican ticket
  • verb Utter with seeming casualness; drop names"
    drop a hint
  • verb Stop pursuing or acting
    drop a lawsuit, knock it off!
  • verb Leave or unload
    unload the cargo, drop off the passengers at the hotel
  • verb Lose (a game)
    The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13
  • verb Take (a drug, especially lsd), by mouth
    She dropped acid when she was a teenager
  • verb Omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
    New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's
  • verb Change from one level to another
    She dropped into army jargon
  • verb Fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
    shop til you drop
  • verb Give birth; used for animals
    The cow dropped her calf this morning