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drop off

verb

1 drop off

Fall or diminish.

Roget 360: die, expire, perish; meet one's death, meet one's end; pass away, be taken; yield one's breath, resign one's breath; resign one's being, resign one's life; end one's days, end one's life, end one's earthly career; ... show more

Dutch: ik spreek geen Engels, verlopen



2 drop off

Change from a waking to a sleeping state.

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

Roget 683: be inactive etc. adj.; do nothing etc. 681; move slowly etc. 275; let the grass grow under one's feet; take one's time, dawdle, drawl, ... show more

Dutch: in slaap vallen, inslapen, ontslapen

3 drop off

Remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave:
— Drop off the passengers at the hotel.

synonyms: discharge, drop, put down, set down, unload.

Dutch: lossen, ontladen, uitladen

4 drop off

Retreat.

synonyms: fall back, fall behind, recede.

Dutch: terugvallen

5 drop off

Get worse.

synonyms: drop away, fall away, slip.

Roget 36: decrease, diminish, lessen; abridge etc. (shorten) 201; shrink etc. (contract) 195; drop off, fall off, tail off; ... show more

Dutch: wegvallen


Moby thesaurus: abate, ablate, bate, be eaten away, buy it, cascade, cash in, cataract, check in, check out, collapse, come down, consume, consume away, corrode, crash, croak, crumble, decline, decrease ... show more.

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