1. in transitive senses, implying lit. or fig. aggression.
(a) [17C; mid-19C; 1950s+] (US, also pop in) to seduce, to have sexual intercourse.
(b) [18C+] (also pop away, poop off) to fire a gun; to shoot at.
(c) [late 18C+] (orig. US) to hit, to punch.
(d) [early 19C] in weakened form of sense 1c, to abuse.
(e) [mid-19C+] to set off, to set in motion.
(f) [mid-19C+] (also pop off, pop out, pop over) to murder someone, to kill someone.
(g) [1920s] (US) to execute by a firing squad.
(h) [1920s] to bring to a conclusion.
(i) [1920s+] (US) to hit with a bullet.
(j) [1950s+] to arrest, to catch.
(k) [1960s] to identify.
2. in intransitive fig. senses, of someone who or something that ‘explodes’.
(a) to take offence.
(b) [mid-19C+] of things, to come to a head, to suddenly start happening, to be energized.
(c) [1950s+] (orig. US black) to live well.
(d) [1960s] (US black) to live a full social life.
(e) [1970s+] to feel elated, extremely pleased, enthusiastic.
3. [1930s+] to give birth; to be born.
4. in drug uses.
(a) [1930s+] to inject a drug; thus skinpop v.
(b) [1950s] to inject oneself with a narcotic.
(c) [1960s+] to swallow a pill; also trans. to have someone else swallow a pill (see cite 2012).
(d) [1960s+] (US campus) to take amphetamines spec. for staying up and working all night.
(e) [1960s+] to take a drink.
(f) [1980s] to smoke a drug.
(g) [1980s+] (US campus) to initiate someone into drug use.
(h) [1990s+] to inhale cocaine.
(i) in fig. use.
5. in speech.
(a) [1940s+] (US black/W.I.) to tell, to reveal, to gossip.
(b) [1950s+] (US black) to lie, to cheat, to manipulate.
(c) [1980s] to extol, to promote.
(d) (US drugs) to sell drugs.
6. in senses of entering, opening.
(a) [1950s+] (orig. US black) to steal; thus pop a car v., to steal an automobile.
(b) [1950s+] to break.
(c) [1990s+] to take, to extract from.
(d) [1990s+] to open.
(e) [2000s] to free from prison.
7. in sexual senses.
(a) [1960s+] (also pop off) to ejaculate; to reach orgasm.
(b) [1960s+] to bring someone to orgasm.
(c) [1980s+] (US) to make pregnant.
see separate entries.
see separate entry.
[1990s+] in a pornographic film, the shot in which a male actor ejaculates.
[late 19C–1940s] (Aus.) a general phr. of greeting, how are you doing? how are you feeling? (cf. what’s popping? ).
see under relevant nouns.
[1950s] (US) to associate (with).
see sense 1b above.
[200s+] (US black) to drink (in a club), the inference is champagne.
1. [1940s+] (US) to pay (for), to treat someone (to).
2. [1970s] to provide without payment.
see sense 1a above.
[1950s] to ask a question.
[mid-19C+] to enter a woman or in gay use a man, to have sexual intercourse.
[1980s+] (US gay) to have anal intercourse.
1. [late 19C+] to ask for more, esp. when raising a commodity’s price.
2. [1900s] to make a bet.
see under junk n.1
1. see sense 1f above.
2. see sense 7a above.
3. see separate entries.
see separate entry.
see also under relevant nouns.
[1920s–30s] (US) to go mad.
[2000s] (US black) to have a conversation.
1. [1950s+] to lose one’s temper, to lose patience.
2. [1960s+] to surrender sexually, to come to orgasm.
[1970s] to have an orgasm, lit. or fig., i.e. to get very excited.
see sense 1f above.
see under shit n.
1. [1970s+] (US gay) to deflower anally.
2.  to excite sexually.
see bust some Z’s under z n.1
[1950s+] (W.I.) of a woman, to walk in a provocative manner or to act stylishly.
[1920s] to administer a judicial whipping.
see pop for
[1980s+] (US campus) to drink beer.
[1930s] to create, to make happen, to cause.
[1950s] (US teen) a phr. of greeting, enquiry (cf. how are you popping (up)? ).
SE in slang uses
[1990s+] a 9mm pistol.
[1960s+] (US campus) a surprise test; also as v.
see bustskull under bust v.1