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Definition 1: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat - [verb of competition]

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

  • In the second round, the challenger gave up

Synonyms for drop out in the sense of this definition

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

  • Many students drop out because they are not prepared for our challenging program

(drop out is a kind of ...) remove oneself from an association with or participation in

"She wants to leave" "The teenager left home" "She left her position with the Red Cross" "He left the Senate after two terms" "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes"

(drop out has a similar meaning as ...) withdraw from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values

"She hasn't heard from her brother in years--he dropped out after moving to California"

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

  • She hasn't heard from her brother in years--he dropped out after moving to California

(drop out is a kind of ...) withdraw from active participation

"He retired from chess"

(drop out has a similar meaning as ...) leave school or an educational program prematurely

"Many students drop out because they are not prepared for our challenging program"

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