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Definition 1: change from a waking to a sleeping state - [verb of body]

Samples where drop off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he always falls asleep during lectures

Synonyms for drop off in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of drop off ) fall asleep fast, as when one is extremely tired

"after the long drive, we zonked out and slept for 10 hours"

Definition 2: get worse - [verb of change]

Samples where drop off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My grades are slipping

Synonyms for drop off in the sense of this definition

(drop off is a kind of ...) grow worse

"Conditions in the slum worsened"

(... is a kind of drop off ) drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards

Definition 3: fall or diminish - [verb of change]

Samples where drop off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test

(drop off is a kind of ...) decrease in size, extent, or range

"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester" "The cabin pressure fell dramatically" "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds" "his voice fell to a whisper"

Definition 4: retreat - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for drop off in the sense of this definition

(drop off is a kind of ...) get worse or fall back to a previous condition

Definition 5: remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave - [verb of contact]

Samples where drop off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • unload the cargo
  • drop off the passengers at the hotel

Synonyms for drop off in the sense of this definition

(drop off is a kind of ...) bring to a destination, make a delivery

"our local super market delivers"

(... is a kind of drop off ) discharge at a wharf

"wharf the passengers"

(... is a kind of drop off ) drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter

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