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  • verb Used other than as an idiom: see drop,‎ out.
  • verb idiomatic Prematurely and voluntarily leave (school, a race, or the like).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat
  • verb withdraw from established society, especially because of disillusion with conventional values
  • verb leave school or an educational program prematurely


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