- of or concerning the teeth: dental care
- of or concerning dentistry
- (phonetics) made with the tongue touching the teeth: dental fricative
- (phonetics) A complex vowel sound that begins with the sound of one vowel and ends with the sound of another vowel, in the same syllable.
- For example: "ae", "ou", "
- Joined vowels, pronounced as one, such as a and e in í¦, and o and e in Å“
- The act of dissimilate, dissimilating, of making dissimilar.
- (past of, distribute)
- (dated) of, or relating to an astrological house
- A fall.
verb (drop, p, ing)
- That was a long , but fortunately I didn't break any bones.
- The space beyond a boundary into which someone or something could fall.
- On one side of the road was a 50-meter .
- (crime) A place where items may be left anonymously for others to collect.
- I left the plans at the , like you asked.
- A small mass of liquid, just large enough to fall away of its own weight.
- Put three drops of oil into the mixture.
- A small, round sweet/piece of candy.
- Lemon drops are delicious.
- (American football) A dropped pass
- Yet another for the Tiger tight end.
- (American football) Short for drop-back or drop back
- The Tiger quarterback took a one-step , expecting his tight end to be open.
- (intransitive) To fall.
- A single shot was fired and the bird dropped from the sky.
- (intransitive) To fall in value.
- The stock dropped 1.5% on the news.
- (intransitive) To lower oneself quickly to the ground.
- Drop and give me thirty push-ups, Private!
- If your clothes are on fire, stop, and roll.
- (context, transitive) (ergative) To allow to fall.
- Don't that plate!
- (transitive) To get rid of.
- I dropped 10 pounds and an obnoxious fiance.
- (transitive) To eject, to remove.
- I've been dropped from the football team.
- (transitive) To fail to respond to an argument.
- The affirmative team dropped our arguments about the cost of the plan.
- (context, transitive, slang) To ingest a hallucinogen, particularly LSD.
- They had never dropped acid.
- (context, transitive, slang) To impart.
- I knowledge wherever I go.
- (transitive) To fail to pronounce.
- Cockneys their h's.
- (transitive) To kill.
- Make any sudden movements and I will you!
- 1865, E. Littell, The Living Age, page 613
- : ...with a single shot he dropped him like a master of the art.
- 1985, The Beastie Boys, Paul Revere
- : The piano player's out, the music stopped / His boy had beef, and he got dropped...
- 1992, Dan Parkinson, Dust on the Wind, page 164
- : With a quick clench of the fist on Joey's throat, Bodie dropped him. The man crumpled to the ground...