As nouns the difference between dropout and leaver
is that dropout
is someone who has left an educational institution without completing the course while leaver
is one who leaves.
Someone who has left an educational institution without completing the course
One who suddenly leaves anything, or the act of doing so.
* 2010 , R. Barker Bausell, Too Simple to Fail: A Case for Educational Change (page 193)
- The politicians of the world are mere political university dropouts .
(cycling) The slot in the frame that accepts the axles of the wheels.
A damaged portion of a tape or disk, causing a brief omission of audio, video, or data.
- To avoid excessive dropouts from the study, we wouldn't employ a single tutored group and a single control group that received no instruction at all.
* dropout factory
One who leaves.
:He's a leaver , not a stayer: he'll never be happy tied down in one place.