1. [ verb ] move something or somebody to a lower position
Synonyms: lower bring_down take_down get_down

"take down the vase from the shelf"

Related terms: raise move tend depress dip incline reef descend
2. [ verb ] fail to meet the hopes or expectations of
Synonyms: disappoint

"Her boyfriend let her down when he did not propose marriage"

Related terms: thwart spoil fail fall_short disenchant disappointment
Similar spelling:   letdown