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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Drop, v. i.
 1. To fall in drops.
 The kindly dew drops from the higher tree,
 And wets the little plants that lowly dwell.   --Spenser.
 2. To fall, in general, literally or figuratively; as, ripe fruit drops from a tree; wise words drop from the lips.
    Mutilations of which the meaning has dropped out of memory.   --H. Spencer.
    When the sound of dropping nuts is heard.   --Bryant.
 3. To let drops fall; to discharge itself in drops.
    The heavens . . . dropped at the presence of God.   --Ps. lxviii. 8.
 4. To fall dead, or to fall in death; as, dropping like flies.
    Nothing, says Seneca, so soon reconciles us to the thoughts of our own death, as the prospect of one friend after another dropping round us.   --Digby.
 5. To come to an end; to cease; to pass out of mind; as, the affair dropped.
 6. To come unexpectedly; -- with in or into; as, my old friend dropped in a moment.
    Takes care to drop in when he thinks you are just seated.   --Spectator.
 7. To fall or be depressed; to lower; as, the point of the spear dropped a little.
 8. To fall short of a mark. [R.]
    Often it drops or overshoots by the disproportion of distance.   --Collier.
 9. To be deep in extent; to descend perpendicularly; as, her main topsail drops seventeen yards.
 To drop astern Naut., to go astern of another vessel; to be left behind; to slacken the speed of a vessel so as to fall behind and to let another pass a head.
 To drop down Naut., to sail, row, or move down a river, or toward the sea.
 To drop off, to fall asleep gently; also, to die. [Colloq.]