Definition: stop pursuing or acting
Usage: drop a lawsuit; knock it off!
Definition: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing
Usage: The mafia liquidated the informer; the double agent was neutralized
Definition: write quickly
Usage: She dashed off a note to her husband saying she would not be home for supper; He scratched off a thank-you note to the hostess
Definition: take by theft
Usage: Someone snitched my wallet!
Definition: cut the price of