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Definition of down
- Down adj
- Being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today" [ant: {up}]
- Becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real estate market" [syn: {down(a)}]
- Understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down" [syn: {down pat(p)}, {mastered}]
- Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream" [syn: {down(a)}, {downward(a)}]
- Out; "two down in the last of the ninth" [syn: {down(p)}]
- Lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down" [syn: {depressed}, {down(p)}]
- Shut; "the shades were down"
- Cut down; "the tree is down" [syn: {cut}, {cut down}]
- Not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can't work because the computer is down"
- Low in spirits; "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" [syn: {blue}, {depressed}, {dispirited}, {down(p)}, {downcast}, {downhearted}, {down in the mouth}, {low}, {low-spirited}]
- The fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase; "the down payment"; "a payment of $200 down" n
- Soft fine feathers [syn: {down feather}]
- (American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have 4 downs to gain 10 yards"
- English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896) [syn: {John L. H. Down}]
- (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
- Fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs) [syn: {pile}] adv
- Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position; "don't fall down"; "rode the lift up and skied down"; "prices plunged downward" [syn: {downwards}, {downward}, {downwardly}] [ant: {up}, {up}, {up}, {up}]
- Away from a more central or a more northerly place; "was sent down to work at the regional office"; "worked down on the farm"; "came down for the wedding"; "flew down to Florida" [ant: {up}]
- Paid in cash at time of purchase; "put ten dollars down on the necklace"
- From an earlier time; "the story was passed down from father to son"
- To a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black" [ant: {up}]
- In an inactive or inoperative state; "the factory went down during the strike"; "the computer went down again" v
- Drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work" [syn: {toss off}, {pop}, {bolt down}, {belt down}, {pour down}, {drink down}, {kill}]
- Eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal" [syn: {devour}, {consume}, {go through}]
- Bring down or defeat (an opponent)
- Shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft" [syn: {shoot down}, {land}]
- Cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet" [syn: {knock down}, {cut down}, {push down}, {pull down}]
- Improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing" [syn: {polish}, {refine}, {fine-tune}]
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