What does drop out mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge(verb)

    give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

    "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

  2. drop out(verb)

    withdraw from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values

    "She hasn't heard from her brother in years--he dropped out after moving to California"

  3. drop out(verb)

    leave school or an educational program prematurely

    "Many students drop out because they are not prepared for our challenging program"

Wiktionary

  1. drop out(Verb)

    Prematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).

How to pronounce drop out?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say drop out in sign language?

  1. dropout

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drop out in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drop out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of drop out in a Sentence

  1. Timothy Leary:

    Turn on, tune in, drop out

  2. Timothy Leary:

    Turn on, tune in and drop out.

  3. John Kraljevich:

    Even Parnell should drop out immediately.

  4. Frank Zappa, Liner notes from the album, "Freak Out," 1965:

    Drop out of school before your mind rots from our mediocre educational system.

  5. Air Lease Executive:

    Somebody had to drop out and the competition at this point is progressing normally.

Images & Illustrations of drop out

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