Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of drop-off | Another word for drop-off | What is drop-off?

Definition 1: a change downward - [noun denoting event]

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

  • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
  • there was a sharp drop-off in sales

Synonyms for drop-off in the sense of this definition

(drop-off is a kind of ...) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

"the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse" "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

(... is a kind of drop-off ) process or result of becoming less or smaller

"the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage"

(... is a kind of drop-off ) a decrease of military personnel or equipment

(... is a kind of drop-off ) a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)

"after several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market" "he could not control the sinking of his legs"

(... is a kind of drop-off ) a wearing down to weaken or destroy

"a war of attrition"

(... is a kind of drop-off ) a becoming gradually less

"there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family"

(... is a kind of drop-off ) a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent

"the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious" "the waxing and waning of the moon"

Definition 2: a steep high face of rock - [noun denoting object]

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

  • he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town
  • a steep drop

Synonyms for drop-off in the sense of this definition

(drop-off is a kind of ...) (geology) the geological features of the earth

(... is a kind of drop-off ) a steep rugged rock or cliff

(... is a kind of drop-off ) a very steep cliff

Definition 3: a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality - [noun denoting process]

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

  • the team went into a slump
  • a gradual slack in output
  • a drop-off in attendance
  • a falloff in quality

Synonyms for drop-off in the sense of this definition

(drop-off is a kind of ...) process of changing to an inferior state

More words

Another word for drop-leaf table

Another word for drop-leaf

Another word for drop-kick

Another word for drop-down menu

Another word for drop-dead

Another word for drop-off charge

Another word for drop-seed

Another word for dropforge

Another word for dropkick

Another word for dropkicker


Other word for dropkicker

dropkicker meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce dropkicker