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verb
  1. 3
    to reduce something to a lower amount or value

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    1. a.
      if you drop your voice, or if your voice drops, you speak less loudly

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    2. b.
      if the wind drops, it becomes less strong

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    3. c.

      drop

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      drop back

      to fall to a lower amount or value

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  2. 12

    drop

    or

    drop away

    if the ground drops, it slopes downwards

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  3. 13
    very informal to swallow an illegal drug, especially acid

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