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drop off

verb as in decrease

verb as in deliver

verb as in fall asleep

noun as in falling off, decline

noun as in stash of drugs

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Example Sentences

The effort has not just been focused on “drop-off” voters—that is, Democrats who voted in 2012 but not in the 2010 midterms.

Not far from the drop-off point, the team ran into their first roadblock.

The drop-off is even steeper over the past 30 years: in 1982 the number was 56.4 percent.

The U.S. economic recovery, largely driven by a recovery in housing, could be threatened by this drop-off.

But I would expect to see some drop-off in applications, perhaps a substantial one.

A fine, large fire was started on the ledge of rock that extended out from the "Shelter" to a drop-off of some twenty feet.

I crossed a mesa and came to an abrupt drop-off—two hundred feet sheer.

Here we met another problem, in the form of a rounded ten foot drop-off to the concrete table.


On this page you'll find 214 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drop-off, such as: deceleration, decline, delay, downtrend, downturn, and drop.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.