drop noun

1 reduction

ADJ. big, considerable, dramatic, huge, large, massive, significant, substantial | slight, small | rapid, sharp, sudden | steady | catastrophic

VERB + DROP suffer The restaurant has suffered a big drop in trade. | cause, lead to

PREP. ~ in The glut of coffee led to a sharp drop in prices.

2 vertical distance down from a place

ADJ. sheer, steep, vertical The cliff plunged in a sheer drop down to the beach. | long

3 small round mass of liquid

DROP + VERB fall Great drops of rain started to fall. | roll down sth

PREP. ~ of Large drops of sweat rolled down her face.