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present tense
I/you/we/theydrop off
he/she/itdrops off
present participledropping off
past tensedropped off
past participledropped off
  1. 1
    [transitive] same as drop1 (sense 9)

    Can you drop the kids off at school this morning?

  2. 2
    [transitive] same as drop1

    Can I drop the documents off later?

  3. 3
    [intransitive] informal to start to sleep

    He usually drops off while watching television.

  4. 4
    same as drop away (sense 1)

    Her popularity has dropped off recently.

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