down
1. [ adverb ] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
Synonyms: downward downwardly downwards
Examples:

"don't fall down" "rode the lift up and skied down" "prices plunged downward"

Related terms: up up up up
2. [ adverb ] away from a more central or a more northerly place
Examples:

"was sent down to work at the regional office" "worked down on the farm" "came down for the wedding" "flew down to Florida"

Related terms: up
3. [ adjective ] being or moving lower in position or less in some value
Examples:

"lay face down" "the moon is down" "our team is down by a run" "down by a pawn" "the stock market is down today"

Related terms: up downcast fallen downward behind downbound thrown set downfield low descending
4. [ verb ] drink down entirely
Synonyms: bolt_down belt_down pour_down drink_down kill pop toss_off
Examples:

"He downed three martinis before dinner" "She killed a bottle of brandy that night" "They popped a few beer after work"

Related terms: drink
5. [ adverb ] paid in cash at time of purchase
Examples:

"put ten dollars down on the necklace"

6. [ adjective ] understood perfectly
Synonyms: mastered down_pat
Examples:

"had his algebra problems down"

Related terms: perfect
7. [ adjective ] becoming progressively lower
Synonyms: declining
Examples:

"steadily declining incomes" "the down trend in the real estate market"

Related terms: falling
8. [ verb ] (sport) bring down or defeat, in sports
Related terms: overcome sport
9. [ noun ] (American football) a complete play to advance the football
Examples:

"you have 4 downs to gain 10 yards"

Related terms: turn American_football
10. [ noun ] (zoology) soft fine feathers
Synonyms: down_feather
Related terms: feather duck_down swan's_down goose_down plumule eiderdown
11. [ verb ] (food) eat immoderately
Synonyms: consume go_through devour
Examples:

"Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

Related terms: eat devourer
12. [ pronoun ] preposition, at or approaching the bottom
13. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 20938
14. [ adjective ] lower than previously
Synonyms: depressed
Examples:

"the market is depressed" "prices are down"

Related terms: low
15. [ adjective ] out
Examples:

"two down in the last of the ninth"

Related terms: out
16. [ adjective ] extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
Synonyms: downward
Examples:

"the down staircase" "the downward course of the stream"

Related terms: descending
17. [ verb ] shoot at and force to come down
Synonyms: shoot_down land
Examples:

"the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

Related terms: land
18. [ verb ] cause to come or go down
Synonyms: knock_down cut_down push_down pull_down
Examples:

"The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect" "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"

Related terms: strike submarine sedative
19. [ adjective ] low in spirits
Synonyms: blue downcast dispirited downhearted low low-spirited depressed
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: dejected
20. [ adjective ] the fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase
Examples:

"the down payment" "a payment of $200 down"

Related terms: fractional
21. [ verb ] improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
Synonyms: polish refine fine-tune
Examples:

"refine one's style of writing"

Related terms: better educate
22. [ adverb ] in an inactive or inoperative state
Examples:

"the factory went down during the strike" "the computer went down again"

23. [ adverb ] to a lower intensity
Examples:

"he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"

Related terms: up
24. [ adjective ] cut down
Synonyms: cut_down cut
Examples:

"the tree is down"

Related terms: felled
25. [ noun ] fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
Synonyms: pile
Related terms: hair lanugo
26. [ adverb ] from an earlier time
Examples:

"the story was passed down from father to son"

27. [ noun ] (medicine,work) English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
Synonyms: john_l._h._down
Related terms: doctor
28. [ verb ] improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
Synonyms: refine burnish fine-tune polish gloss
Examples:

"refine one's style of writing"

Related terms: better decorate educate over-refine gloss_over whitewash polish rub
29. [ adjective ] low in spirits
Synonyms: blue down_in_the_mouth low-spirited downcast downhearted low dispirited depressed
Examples:

"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"

Related terms: dejected
30. [ adjective ] shut
Examples:

"the shades were down"

Related terms: lowered
31. [ adjective ] (used of computers) temporarily not operating
Examples:

"can't do a thing because the computers are down"

Related terms: malfunctioning
32. [ adjective ] not functioning (temporarily or permanently)
Examples:

"we can't work because the computer is down"

Related terms: inoperative
33. [ noun ] (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
Related terms: highland plural
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