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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.

drop someone

tv. to knock someone down; to punch and knock down a person. Fred dropped Mooshoo with one punch to the jaw.
See also: drop, someone

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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