drop verb definition in Access to education topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

drop

 verb: Access to education topic
[transitive] drop something to stop doing or discussing something; to not continue with something I dropped German (= stopped studying it) when I was 14. Drop everything and come at once! Look, can we just drop it (= stop talking about it)? I think we'd better drop the subject. Let's drop the formalities—please call me Mike. The police decided to drop the charges against her.