drop off

Definitions of drop off
  1. verb
    fall or diminish
    “The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test”
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    decrease, diminish, fall, lessen
    decrease in size, extent, or range
  2. verb
    leave or unload
    synonyms: discharge, drop, put down, set down, unload
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    discharge at a wharf
    drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter
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    bring to a destination, make a delivery
  3. verb
    synonyms: fall back, fall behind, lose, recede
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    advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win
    obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
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    regress, retrograde, retrogress
    get worse or fall back to a previous condition
  4. verb
    get worse
    synonyms: drop away, fall away, slip
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    backslide, lapse
    drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
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    decline, worsen
    grow worse
  5. verb
    change from a waking to a sleeping state
    synonyms: dope off, doze off, drift off, drowse off, fall asleep, flake out, nod off
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    arouse, awake, awaken, come alive, wake, wake up, waken
    stop sleeping
    zonk out
    fall asleep fast, as when one is extremely tired
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