Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “drop sb/sth off”

drop sb/sth off

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with drop   /drɒp/ us    /drɑːp/ (-pp-)
to take someone or something to a particular place, usually by car, as you travel to a different place: We dropped our luggage off at the hotel and went sightseeing.Falling and droppingMoving downwards
(Definition of drop sb/sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of drop sb/sth off?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Falling and dropping, but you might be interested in these topics from the Moving up or down topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “drop sb/sth off” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

innovate

to introduce changes and new ideas

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More