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Synonyms of drop out

Noun


1. dropout, quitter

usage: someone who quits school before graduation

2. dropout, individualist

usage: someone who withdraws from a social group or environment

Verb


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

usage: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

2. drop out, retire, withdraw

usage: 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 out, leave, depart, pull up stakes

usage: leave school or an educational program prematurely; "Many students drop out because they are not prepared for our challenging program"

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