Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun drop_out

2 senses of dropout

Sense 1
dropout -- (someone who quits school before graduation)
       => quitter -- (a person who gives up too easily)

Sense 2
dropout -- (someone who withdraws from a social group or environment)
       => individualist -- (a person who pursues independent thought or action)

Antonyms of verb drop_out

1 of 3 senses of drop out

Sense 1
drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge -- (give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up")
       Antonym of enter (Sense 2)
      => enter, participate -- (become a participant; be involved in; "enter a race"; "enter an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter negotiations")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb drop_out

3 senses of drop out

Sense 1
drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge -- (give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up")

Sense 2
drop out -- (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")
       => retire, withdraw -- (withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess")

Sense 3
drop out -- (leave school or an educational program prematurely; "Many students drop out because they are not prepared for our challenging program")
       => leave, depart, pull up stakes -- (remove oneself from an association with or participation in; "She wants to leave"; "The teenager left home"; "She left her position with the Red Cross"; "He left the Senate after two terms"; "after 20 years with the same company, she pulled up stakes")

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