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According to WordNet, the verb "drop" has 23 sense(s).

201258302 cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers".

202717472 hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling".

200092293 grow worse; "Her condition deteriorated"; "Conditions in the slums degenerated"; "The discussion devolved into a shouting match".

200548616 change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon".

201100008 lose (a game); "The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13".

201489465 leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel".

202403920 terminate an association with; "drop him from the Republican ticket".

200148341 fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop".

200393534 lower the pitch of (musical notes).

202267060 pay out; "spend money".

201977701 let fall to the ground; "Don't drop the dishes".

201976841 to fall vertically; "the bombs are dropping on enemy targets".

200057764 give birth; used for animals; "The cow dropped her calf this morning".

202465939 stop associating with; "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock".

200614999 leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten".

200615615 omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's".

201200661 take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; "She dropped acid when she was a teenager".

201985923 fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees".

200363110 stop pursuing or acting; "drop a lawsuit"; "knock it off!".

200432683 go down in value; "Stock prices dropped".

200941446 utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; drop names".

201611516 let or cause to fall in drops; "dribble oil into the mixture".

201513430 get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes".


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