down meaning

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down preposition
1. in a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on
  • "down a hill"
  • "down a well"
down adverb
1. spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
Related: downwards, downward, downwardly
Antonyms: up
  • "don't fall down"
  • "rode the lift up and skied down"
  • "prices plunged downward"
2. away from a more central or a more northerly place
Antonyms: up
  • "was sent down to work at the regional office"
  • "worked down on the farm"
  • "came down for the wedding"
  • "flew down to Florida"
3. paid in cash at time of purchase
  • "put ten dollars down on the necklace"
4. from an earlier time
  • "the story was passed down from father to son"
5. to a lower intensity
Antonyms: up
  • "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"
6. in an inactive or inoperative state
  • "the factory went down during the strike"
  • "the computer went down again"
down verb
1. (get_the_better_of) bring down or defeat (an opponent)
2. shoot at and force to come down
Related: shoot_down, land
  • "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
3. (strike) cause to come or go down
Related: knock_down, cut_down, push_down, pull_down
  • "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"
  • "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"
down adjective
1. (descending(a)) being or moving lower in position or less in some value
Antonyms: up
  • "lay face down"
  • "the moon is down"
  • "our team is down by a run"
  • "down by a pawn"
  • "the stock market is down today"
2. understood perfectly
Related: down_pat, mastered
  • "had his algebra problems down"
3. shut
  • "the shades were down"
4. not functioning (temporarily or permanently)
  • "we can't work because the computer is down"
down noun
1. (feather) soft fine feathers
Related: down_feather
2. (turn) (American football) a complete play to advance the football
  • "you have four downs to gain ten yards"
3. (highland) (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
4. (hair) fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
Related: pile
Down noun
1. English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
Related: John_L._H._Down
polish verb
1. (better) improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
Related: refine, fine-tune, down
  • "refine one's style of writing"
depressed adjective
1. lower than previously
Related: down
  • "the market is depressed"
  • "prices are down"
gloomy adjective
1. filled with melancholy and despondency
Related: grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down_in_the_mouth, low, low-spirited
  • "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"
  • "gloomy predictions"
  • "a gloomy silence"
  • "took a grim view of the economy"
  • "the darkening mood"
  • "lonely and blue in a strange city"
  • "depressed by the loss of his job"
  • "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"
  • "downcast after his defeat"
  • "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
devour verb
1. (eat_up) eat up completely, as with great appetite
Related: demolish, down, consume, go_through
  • "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
  • "The teenagers demolished four pizzas among them"
toss_off verb
1. (drink) drink down entirely
Related: pop, bolt_down, belt_down, pour_down, down, drink_down, kill
  • "He downed three martinis before dinner"
  • "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"
  • "They popped a few beer after work"
down(a) adjective
1. extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
Related: downward
  • "the down staircase"
  • "the downward course of the stream"
2. becoming progressively lower
  • "the down trend in the real estate market"
down(p) adjective
1. being put out by a strikeout
  • "two down in the bottom of the ninth"
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