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Definitions of Drop

The word "drop" uses 4 letters: dopr.

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. 2

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. 2

n. - Same as Gutta. 2

n. - Any small pendent ornament. 2

n. - Whatever is arranged to drop, hang, or fall from an elevated position; also, a contrivance for lowering something 2

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. 2

n. - A machine for lowering heavy weights, as packages, coal wagons, etc., to a ship's deck. 2

n. - A contrivance for temporarily lowering a gas jet. 2

n. - A curtain which drops or falls in front of the stage of a theater, etc. 2

n. - A drop press or drop hammer. 2

n. - The distance of the axis of a shaft below the base of a hanger. 2

n. - Any medicine the dose of which is measured by drops; as, lavender drops. 2

n. - The depth of a square sail; -- generally applied to the courses only. 2

n. - Act of dropping; sudden fall or descent. 2

n. - To pour or let fall in drops; to pour in small globules; to distill. 2

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. 2

n. - To let go; to dismiss; to set aside; to have done with; to discontinue; to forsake; to give up; to omit. 2

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. 2

n. - To lower, as a curtain, or the muzzle of a gun, etc. 2

n. - To send, as a letter; as, please drop me a line, a letter, word. 2

n. - To give birth to; as, to drop a lamb. 2

n. - To cover with drops; to variegate; to bedrop. 2

v. i. - To fall in drops. 2

v. i. - To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips. 2

v. i. - To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops. 2

v. i. - To fall dead, or to fall in death. 2

v. i. - To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped. 2

v. i. - To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment. 2

v. i. - To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little. 2

v. i. - To fall short of a mark. 2

v. i. - To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards. 2

Direct anagrams of drop:

dorp prod

Words formed by adding one letter before or after drop (in bold), or to dopr in any order:

e - doper pedro pored roped s - dorps drops prods o - droop t - dropt u - proud

Shorter words found within drop

do dor od op or pod pro rod



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