Drop - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Drop.

DELE
DELETE
EBB
ELIDE
FALL
OMIT
PLUNGE
SHED
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DELE
  1. Erase; remove; -- a direction to cancel something which has been put in type; usually expressed by a peculiar form of d, thus:
DELETE
  1. cut or eliminate; "she edited the juiciest scenes"
  2. wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information; "Who erased the files form my hard disk?"
  3. remove or make invisible; "Please delete my name from your list"
EBB
  1. fall away or decline; "The patient's strength ebbed away"
  2. hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb
  3. flow back or recede; "the tides ebbed at noon"
  4. the outward flow of the tide
  5. a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
ELIDE
  1. leave or strike out; "This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant"
FALL
  1. a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
  2. come out; issue; "silly phrases fell from her mouth"
  3. lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
  4. a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity; "a fall from virtue"
  5. be cast down; "his eyes fell"
  6. suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
  7. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
  8. assume a disappointed or sad expression; "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"
  9. yield to temptation or sin; "Adam and Eve fell"
  10. a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that
OMIT
  1. leave undone or leave out; "How could I miss that typo?"; "The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten"
  2. prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"
PLUNGE
  1. begin with vigor; "He launched into a long diatribe"; "She plunged into a dangerous adventure"
  2. devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies"
  3. cause to be immersed; "The professor plunged his students into the study of the Italian text"
  4. a brief swim in water
  5. immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate; "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"
  6. a steep and rapid fall
  7. thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"
  8. dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"
  9. drop steeply; "the stock market plunged"
  10. fall abruptly; "It plunged to the bottom of the well"
SHED
  1. an outbuilding with a single story; used for shelter or storage
  2. shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
  3. cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
  4. get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
  5. cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; "spill the beans all over the table"
  6. pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; "shed tears"; "spill blood"; "God shed His grace on Thee"
Clue Database Last Updated: 18/07/2018 9:00am

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