Meaning of DROP in English

DROP

vi to fall in drops.

2. drop ·vi to fall short of a mark.

3. drop ·noun any small pendent ornament.

4. drop ·noun a drop press or drop hammer.

5. drop ·vi to fall dead, or to fall in death.

6. drop ·noun to give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.

7. drop ·noun act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.

8. drop ·noun ·same·as gutta.

9. drop ·noun a contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet.

10. drop ·vi to let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.

11. drop ·noun to lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, ·etc.

12. drop ·noun the distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.

13. drop ·noun to send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.

14. drop ·noun the depth of a square sail;

— generally applied to the courses only.

15. drop ·noun a curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, ·etc.

xvi. drop ·noun any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.

xvii. drop ·vi to come unexpectedly;

— with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.

xviii. drop ·noun a machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, ·etc., to a ship's deck.

xix. drop ·noun to cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.

xx. drop ·noun to pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill.

xxi. drop ·vi to be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.

xxii. drop ·vi to come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped.

xxiii. drop ·vi to fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little.

xxiv. drop ·noun whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something.

xxv. drop ·vi to fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.

xxvi. drop ·noun to cause to fall in one portion, or by one motion, like a drop; to let fall; as, to drop a line in fishing; to drop a courtesy.

xxvii. drop ·noun to bestow or communicate by a suggestion; to let fall in an indirect, cautious, or gentle manner; as, to drop hint, a word of counsel, ·etc.

xxviii. drop ·noun a door or platform opening downward; a trap door; that part of the gallows on which a culprit stands when he is to be hanged; hence, the gallows itself.

xxix. drop ·noun the quantity of fluid which falls in one small spherical mass; a liquid globule; a minim; hence, also, the smallest easily measured portion of a fluid; a small quantity; as, a drop of water.

xxx. drop ·noun to let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.

xxxi. drop ·noun that which resembles, or that which hangs like, a liquid drop; as a hanging diamond ornament, an earring, a glass pendant on a chandelier, a sugarplum (sometimes medicated), or a kind of shot or slug.

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