dropped dropped  /d ˈrɑpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a shape that is spherical and small
  2. (n) a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid)
  3. (n) a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
  4. (n) a steep high face of rock
  5. (n) a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property)
  6. (n) a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
  7. (n) a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery
  8. (n) a central depository where things can be left or picked up
  9. (n) the act of dropping something
  10. (v) let fall to the ground
  11. (v) to fall vertically
  12. (v) go down in value
  13. (v) fall or descend to a lower place or level
  14. (v) terminate an association with
  15. (v) utter with seeming casualness
  16. (v) stop pursuing or acting
  17. (v) leave or unload
  18. (v) cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
  19. (v) lose (a game)
  20. (v) pay out
  21. (v) lower the pitch of (musical notes)
  22. (v) hang freely
  23. (v) stop associating with
  24. (v) let or cause to fall in drops
  25. (v) get rid of
  26. (v) take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth
  27. (v) omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing
  28. (v) leave undone or leave out
  29. (v) change from one level to another
  30. (v) fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death
  31. (v) grow worse
  32. (v) give birth; used for animals

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Richard Corliss goes beyond and beneath the website's selection of great movies: PLUS: Films dropped from the list Schickel's Cuts Corliss' Cuts.
  2. Spent seven months in jail, and then the matter was dropped.
  3. The annual national divorce rate has dropped to 3.

News

  1. Felony charge dropped against NDSU star linebacker

    A felony charge was dropped Thursday against North Dakota State University linebacker Travis Beck following his arrest last weekend.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: News Channel 34 Binghamton

  2. Charges dropped against woman in jaywalking death

    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Charges of vehicular homicide and reckless conduct have been dropped against a metro Atlanta mother whose son was killed by a hit-and-run driver while jaywalking. Raquel Johnson appeared in Cobb County State Court Thursday and requested a new trial in the August 2011 incident. She pleaded no contest to a charge of jaywalking and paid a $200 fine. Authorities say 33-year-old ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WDEF Chattanooga

  3. Drug charges dropped against former Pitt football player

    By Jerry DiPaola, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Drug charges were dropped against former Pitt football player Eric Williams on Thursday when he appeared in Pittsburgh Municipal Court showing proof of community service. ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

Quotes

  1. "Malia's friend had dropped off an album of the two of them. They've been friends since preschool. I just looked through the pages, the house was empty. It was a little tough," Obama said.
    on Jan 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. "So I started a really healthy way of eating, just avoiding things that I had been shoving in my mouth. Over the course of a year, I dropped about 20 pounds," Curtis says. "Now, I get up at (5 am) every day, filled with energy. I play tennis...
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Jamie Lee Curtis Source: FOXNews

  3. "I was sometimes too much in a rush to finish, probably because she gave up at that time and my intensity really dropped down," Henin said. "I had a good reaction to the situation."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Justine Henin Source: The Associated Press

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