Definition of DROPPING

verb : DROPPING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) go down in value; "Stock prices dropped" ;

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

    ) utter with seeming casualness; "drop a hint"; "drop names" ;

  • 10. (

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

  • 13. (

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

  • 17. (

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

  • 18. (

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

  • 20. (

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

  • 21. (

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

  • 23. (

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

Adjective : DROPPING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) coming down freely under the influence of gravity; "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain" ;


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