Definition of Drop Off in English :

Define Drop Off in English

Drop Off meaning in English

Meaning of Drop Off in English

Pronunciation of Drop Off in English

Drop Off pronunciation in English

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Drop Off

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Verb

1. drop off

fall or diminish

Example Sentences:
'The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test'

2. dope off, doze off, drift off, drop off, drowse off, fall asleep, flake out, nod off

change from a waking to a sleeping state

Example Sentences:
'he always falls asleep during lectures'

3. discharge, drop, drop off, put down, set down, unload

leave or unload

Example Sentences:
'unload the cargo'
'drop off the passengers at the hotel'

4. drop off, fall back, fall behind, lose, recede

retreat

5. drop away, drop off, fall away, slip

get worse

Example Sentences:
'My grades are slipping'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Drop Off

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verb (adverb)
1. (intransitive)
to grow smaller or less; decline
2. (transitive)
to allow to alight; set down
3. (intransitive) informal
to fall asleep
noun drop-off
4. 
a steep or vertical descent
5. 
a sharp decrease
noun
1. 
a sharp decrease
There has been a slight drop-off in business since the hurricane.
The company is cutting up to 30,000 workers because of an anticipated drop-off in orders.
a drop-off in demand for new and used cars
There's been a drop-off in the number of women getting screened recently.
The entire industry had seen a dramatic drop-off in sales.
2. 
a steep or vertical descent
a spectacular reef where the drop-off plunges 6,000 ft to the seabed
On the other side was a 50yd drop-off.
Here there is a steep drop-off into very deep water.

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Drop Off

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1. 
to become fewer or less; decline; decrease
2.  Informal
to fall asleep
noun
1. 
a very steep drop
2. 
a decline or decrease, as in sales, prices, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Drop Off

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n.
1. A steep or abrupt downward slope.
2. A noticeable decrease: a drop-off in attendance.
3. A designated place where people or things can be left: "distributed 12,000 newspapers to eighty different drop-offs" (Edward Klein).

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