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  1. drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the spongeverb

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

    "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

  2. drop outverb

    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 outverb

    leave school or an educational program prematurely

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


  1. drop outverb

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

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  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. Donald Trump:

    I have n’t heard from anyone saying I should drop out, and that would never happen, never happen, that’s not the kind of person I am. I am in this until the end.

  2. Dan Gainor:

    The best thing he can do is drop out of sight for a bit. If Trump wins, it will go hard on him, if he loses, media will let Billy do penance by embracing a few liberal causes and doing the equivalent of going through reeducation.

  3. Timothy Leary:

    Turn on, tune in, drop out

  4. Palmetto Ridge:

    I've never seen them so happy. The mood at Palmetto Ridge is in contrast to some other bands and performers who are refusing to attend for political reasons. Not one Washington, D.C., high school marching band will be in Trump’s Inauguration Day parade, the first time that has happened in six inaugurations. There are also online petitions gathering signatures to urge some marching bands to drop out, like the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s and the Talladega College Band in Alabama. I don't look at it as a political issue.

  5. Elaine Higgleton:

    I think some of them will drop out of usage, binge-watch might go fairly quickly. Who knows what new technology might be around the corner in 18 months time?

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