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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"

    Synonyms:
    spare, leave office, allow, abandon, forfeit, vacate, release, put in, give up, resign, forgo, kick, throw in, come in, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, waive, throw overboard, dispense with, step down, cede, depart, stop, relinquish, throw in the towel, deliver, inject, cease, chuck up the sponge, renounce, discontinue, free, drop by the wayside, interpose, take leave, forego, interject, quit, foreswear

    Antonyms:
    enter, participate

  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"

    Synonyms:
    drop by the wayside, fall by the wayside, chuck up the sponge, quit, give up, throw in the towel, throw in

    Antonyms:
    participate, enter

  3. drop outverb

    leave school or an educational program prematurely

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

    Synonyms:
    drop by the wayside, fall by the wayside, chuck up the sponge, quit, give up, throw in the towel, throw in

    Antonyms:
    enter, participate

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#42free
#625release
#1038stop
#1202allow
#3338deliver
#5089kick
#6027quit
#6173spare
#10105depart
#11444cease
#11564surrender
#14530abandon
#18763waive
#19661resign
#22808discontinue
#23792inject
#29516forfeit
#36540vacate
#41807relinquish
#42606renounce
#49362forgo
#49931forego
#66067cede
#110746interject
#134991interpose

How to use drop out in a sentence?

  1. Tom Courtney:

    Him coming into the race could dry up money for some of the others, some of the candidates who didn't have too good a chance just might drop out.

  2. Paul Gruchow:

    It is one thing to decry the rat race...that is the good and honorable work of moralists. It is quite another thing to quit the rat race, to drop out, to refuse to run any further--that is the work of the individualist. It is offensive because it is impolite it makes the rebuke personal the individualist calls not his or her behavior into question, but mine.

  3. 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.

  4. Michael Cuda:

    It can be a really tough spot especially when you have the bottom drop out, a lot of assets suddenly become valueless.

  5. Travis Werths:

    If it goes bad, I think there's going to be a lot of people who drop out of the union, i think there's enough people who have had enough to where they don't feel like they're getting a fair shake.


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