• (n.) 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.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) Same as Gutta.
  • (n.) Any small pendent ornament.
  • (n.) Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck.
  • (n.) A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet.
  • (n.) A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc.
  • (n.) A drop press or drop hammer.
  • (n.) The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger.
  • (n.) Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops.
  • (n.) The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only.
  • (n.) Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent.
  • (n.) To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit.
  • (n.) 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.
  • (n.) To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc.
  • (n.) To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word.
  • (n.) To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb.
  • (n.) To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop.
  • (v. i.) To fall in drops.
  • (v. i.) To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.
  • (v. i.) To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.
  • (v. i.) To fall dead, or to fall in death.
  • (v. i.) To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped.
  • (v. i.) To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.
  • (v. i.) To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little.
  • (v. i.) To fall short of a mark.
  • (v. i.) To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.

Compare drop with other words:

crop vs. drop

drop vs. dropt

drop vs. drow

drop vs. utter

discard vs. drop

drop vs. ooze

drop vs. prop

dop vs. drop

doop vs. drop

dorp vs. drop

drop vs. extract

drop vs. ounce

difference vs. drop

drop vs. stillicidious

drop vs. guttulous

drop vs. stilliform

bedrop vs. drop

drop vs. left

drop vs. plunge

drop vs. simmer

drop vs. tap

deep vs. drop

delete vs. drop

drain vs. drop

drop vs. fell

drop vs. gout

drop vs. dump

drop vs. lack

drop vs. leak

cop vs. drop

droop vs. drop

drop vs. dropwise

drop vs. sile

drop vs. guttiform

comedown vs. drop

drop vs. gutty

drop vs. spilling

drop vs. nappe

drop vs. plunk

drop vs. flump

drop vs. guttate

drop vs. hoarfrost

drop vs. false

drop vs. tie

dip vs. drop

distil vs. drop

distill vs. drop

drop vs. machicolation

drop vs. trapdoor

drop vs. elevate

drop vs. sprinkle

drop vs. plump

drop vs. plummet

drop vs. spill

drop vs. globule

drop vs. punt

drop vs. trickle

drop vs. fumble

descent vs. drop

drop vs. stillicide

drop vs. lower

drop vs. solo

dribble vs. drop

bind vs. drop

distillation vs. drop

drop vs. scrim

drib vs. drop

drop vs. litter

drop vs. dropper

dewdrop vs. drop

drop vs. visit

drop vs. key

drop vs. tempo

drop vs. puberty

drop vs. pitch

drop vs. timbre

drop vs. play

drop vs. impart

drop vs. include

dismiss vs. drop

drop vs. eject

dispose vs. drop

drop vs. remove

drop vs. swallow

batsman vs. drop

drop vs. pronounce

drop vs. send

degree vs. drop

condition vs. drop

diminish vs. drop

drop vs. value

drop vs. lessen

cease vs. drop

drop vs. mention

conversation vs. drop

casually vs. drop

behave vs. drop

drop vs. stop

drop vs. sink

drop vs. ground

drop vs. grip

drop vs. hold

allow vs. drop

drip vs. drop

drop vs. raindrop

curtain vs. drop

drop vs. waist

drop vs. vertical

chest vs. drop

bust vs. drop

drop vs. hip

drop vs. lozenge

drop vs. pass

candy vs. drop

drop vs. parachute

drop vs. spirits

collect vs. drop

cliff vs. drop

drop vs. liquid

drop vs. mass

bead vs. drop

drop vs. sie

drop vs. farm

drop vs. droplet

dew vs. drop

decrease vs. drop

decline vs. drop

drop vs. rise

drop vs. hang

catch vs. drop

drop vs. rain

drop vs. lose

drop vs. tear

drop vs. fall

drop vs. increase

drop vs. take

drop vs. injection

bologna vs. drop