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Meaning of word drop off from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

drop off   verb

Meaning : Fall or diminish.

Example : The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test.

Meaning : Change from a waking to a sleeping state.

Example : He always falls asleep during lectures.

Synonyms : dope off, doze off, drift off, drowse off, fall asleep, flake out, nod off

Stop sleeping.

She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock.
arouse, awake, awaken, come alive, wake, wake up, waken

Meaning : Remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave.

Example : Unload the cargo.
Drop off the passengers at the hotel.

Synonyms : discharge, drop, put down, set down, unload

Meaning : Retreat.

Synonyms : fall back, fall behind, recede

Obtain advantages, such as points, etc..

The home team was gaining ground.
After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference.
Win points.
advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win

Meaning : Get worse.

Example : My grades are slipping.

Synonyms : drop away, fall away, slip