drop off drop off  /d ˈrɑ ˌpɔf/


  1. (v) fall or diminish
  2. (v) change from a waking to a sleeping state
  3. (v) leave or unload
  4. (v) retreat
  5. (v) get worse


  1. Tysheema Brown, the Atlanta woman who drove 1,000 miles to Omaha to drop off her 12-year-old son, had been taken to Boys Town herself as a teenager.
  2. She showed up to say hi and drop off a present.
  3. A bus driver pulls over to drop off students.


  1. York anonymous gun drop off

    In an effort to maintain the message of community safety, Lamar Advertising has graciously donated signage that displays Mayor C. Kim Bracey’s Anonymous Gun Drop Off initiative, to keep awareness in the community of the program’s presence. Signs are currently …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

  2. San Diego Food Bank holds food drive at San Diego Fair

    Donations to the San Diego Food Bank usually drop off in the summer, and this year the food bank is reaching out to fairgoers to help the county's hungry.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

  3. Kids 'dig' summer reading at Worcester libraries

    OCEAN CITY — “Drop off” is the word educators use to describe the lapse in learning children often experience during summer vacation.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Eastern Shore News

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