Definition of Drop Out in English :

Define Drop Out in English

Drop Out meaning in English

Meaning of Drop Out in English

Pronunciation of Drop Out in English

Drop Out pronunciation in English

Pronounce Drop Out in English

Drop Out

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1. chuck up the sponge, drop by the wayside, drop out, fall by the wayside, give up, quit, throw in, throw in the towel

give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

Example Sentences:
'In the second round, the challenger gave up'

2. drop out

withdraw from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values

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

3. drop out

leave school or an educational program prematurely

Example Sentences:
'Many students drop out because they are not prepared for our challenging program'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Drop Out

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to stop being a member or participant

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

Drop Out

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a. One who quits school.
b. One who has withdrawn from a given social group or environment.
a. A segment of a recording device, such as a magnetic tape or optical disk, that is damaged or unreadable.
b. The loss of an audio or video signal.

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