HyperDic: drop-off

English > 3 senses of the word drop-off:
NOUNprocessdrop-off, slump, slack, falloff, falling offa noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
objectdrop-off, cliff, dropa steep high face of rock
eventdrop-off, decrease, lesseninga change downward
drop-off > pronunciation
Soundsdraa'pao.f
Rhymesblastoff ... turnoff: 31 rhymes with aof...
English > drop-off: 3 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningA noticeable deterioration in performance or quality.
Example "a drop-off in attendance"
Synonymsslump, slack, falloff, falling off
Broaderdeterioration, decline in quality, declension, worseningProcess of changing to an inferior state
Spanishbajón, caída
Catalancaiguda, davallada
Verbsdrop offget worse
English > drop-off: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA steep high face of rock.
Synonymscliff, drop
NarrowercragA steep rugged rock or cliff
precipiceA very steep cliff
Broadergeological formation, formation(geology) the geological features of the earth
Spanishacantilado, cantil, despeñadero, peñasco, precipicio, risco
Catalancingle, cinglera, espadat, penya-segat, precipici
English > drop-off: 3 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA change downward.
Example "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
Synonymsdecrease, lessening
NarrowerattritionA wearing down to weaken or destroy
casualtyA decrease of military personnel or equipment
dwindling, dwindling awayA becoming gradually less
shrinking, shrinkageProcess or result of becoming less or smaller
sinkingA slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength)
waningA gradual decrease in magnitude or extent
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
OppositeincreaseA change resulting in an increase / increase
Spanishaminoración, bajada, baja, caída, descenso, disminución, mengua, rebaja, reducción
Catalanbaixada, disminució, reducció
Verbsdrop offfall or diminish

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