English definition of “drop”
/drɒp/ verb (present participle dropping, past tense and past participle dropped)
LET FALL [T] › to let something you are carrying fall to the ground: She tripped and dropped the vase. The dog dropped the stick at my feet.
FALL [I] › to fall: The ball dropped to the ground.
BECOME LESS [I] › If a level or amount drops, it becomes less: Unemployment has dropped from 8% to 6% in the last year.
TAKE [T] (also drop off) › to take someone or something to a place, usually by car as you travel somewhere else: I can drop you at the station on my way to work.
STOP ACTIVITY [T] › If you drop a plan, activity, or idea, you stop doing or planning it: Plans for a new supermarket have been dropped. When we heard the news, we dropped everything (= stopped what we were doing) and rushed to the hospital.
STOP INCLUDING [T] › to decide to stop including someone in a group or team: The coach dropped me from the team.
drop it/the subject › to stop talking about something, especially because it is annoying or upsetting someone