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drop

1. verb, slang To end one's friendship with someone. Yeah, I did drop Kelly, but only because our friendship was so toxic.
2. verb, slang To punch someone and cause them to fall down. I can't believe that skinny kid dropped the bully with just one punch!
3. verb, slang To take acid (LSD) or a similar drug. Now that I'm trying to get clean, I can't be around those guys anymore—they're always dropping acid.
4. verb, slang To kill someone or something. I dropped the informant, boss, don't worry—he'll never talk to the police again.
5. noun, slang An agreed-upon location where one can collect drugs or other such items. I thought this was the drop the dealer had told me to go to, but nothing's here.
6. noun An advantage or edge over someone or something. Always used with "the." Those thugs only beat me up because they got the drop on me—it wasn't a fair fight.
7. noun, slang A small amount of liquor. Just give me a drop of that in a shot glass.

drop someone

 
1. S(to knock someone down; to punch and knock down a person. Fred dropped Willie with one punch to the jaw.
2. Fig. to stop being friends with someone, especially with one's boyfriend or girlfriend. Bob finally dropped Jane. I don't know what he saw in her. I'm surprised that she didn't drop him first.

drop

1. tv. to kill someone or something. Lefty tried to drop the leader of the gang.
2. in. to get arrested. (Underworld.) Sam dropped, but Mr. Gutman got him off.
3. tv. to knock someone down. Jim dropped Willard with a punch to the shoulder.
4. n. a small drink of liquor; a small serving of liquor. I’ll take just another drop of that dew, if you don’t mind.
5. n. a place at which drugs, alcohol, or other contraband is left to be claimed by the recipient. They switched drops constantly just in case of discovery.
6. tv. to take a drug, specifically acid. (Drugs.) Ted dropped some stuff and went on a trip.

dropped

mod. arrested. Harry the Horse was dropped only once last year.
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drop

/lower the boom
To act suddenly and forcefully to repress a practice or reprimand an offender; crack down.
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Valves & Fittings--The expected drop in housing starts, coupled with increases in imports, is expected to decrease gray iron valve/fitting shipments to 296,000 tons in '00, a loss of more than 3%.
Some manufacturers advocate putting more than one probe or drop on a single temperature controller to save money.
Both players must still drop to their normal depth and not jump the drag by the #2 receiver.
There is some evidence that neutral pH drops are more likely to cause fungal overgrowth than are slightly acidic drops.
Railroad--Freight car production is expected to drop to 43,000 cars in '96, thus reducing steel casting use of railroad castings to 580,000 tons.
I have no problem using aminoglycoside-containing topical antibiotic drops in the presence of an intact tympanic membrane.
The tactics used by the drop option key will usually dictate the reactions of the QB to the perimeter.
As a personal preference, I do not use aminoglycoside-containing otic drops for chronic ear disease in my practice.
We decided that the best way to do this was by calling the pressure normally and to just add a "tag" to the call to designate who was to drop and where.
Other times, drop formation was blocked by bubbles that, not shackled by gravity, crawled back up the drop injector.
The good news on the home sales front, however, was countered by a steep year-to-year drop in the median condo sale price.
Much of the aerial firefighting is being done by highly maneuverable helicopters, whose pilots can fly at low speed into a smoky canyon, eyeball the flames and drop water on them.
The Frederick News-Post - Will drop Mondays after this week.
4 : a small amount <I'll have just a drop of tea.
With eight defenders close to the ball, the formation makes it hard to determine which of the defenders are going to rush and which are going to drop.