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Synonyms for drop out

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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 sponge(verb)

    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 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"

    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 out(verb)

    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

How to pronounce drop out?

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How to say drop out in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6027quit
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#11444cease
#11564surrender
#14530abandon
#18763waive
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#22808discontinue
#23792inject
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#41807relinquish
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#110746interject
#134991interpose

How to use drop out in a sentence?

  1. Ted Cruz on Wednesday:

    I'm curious how many reporters ask Marco Rubio after losing four states in a row, 'So when do you drop out when you haven't won a state?'.

  2. Donald Trump:

    They don't understand that as people drop out, I'm going to get a lot of those votes also.

  3. Annette Fuentes:

    The kids who were criminalized were overwhelmingly black and Latino students, what is clear is that kids who are punished disproportionately to their violation of school codes are more likely to drop out. Kids who are suspended are more likely to because drop outs. That means the risk of that kid growing up and falling into real criminal behavior is real.

  4. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    They haven't been right about me from the beginning, remember they said he wouldn't get in, he wouldn't have the money, he wouldn't be able to make the debates, he'll have to drop out before New Hampshire. Now it's that he doesn't have the infrastructure in South Carolina.

  5. Jerry Brown:

    Because he is a high-profile drop-out targeted by the Mexican Mafia, Mr. Enriquez's parole poses a serious security risk to him, his family, his parole agents, and the community in which he is placed.


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