Popular Wordlists

down

down

down - Dictionary definition and meaning for word down

Definition
(noun) soft fine feathers
Synonyms : down feather

Definition
(noun) (American football) a complete play to advance the football
Example Sentence
  • you have four downs to gain ten yards

Definition
(noun) English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
Synonyms : john l. h. down

Definition
(noun) (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
Definition
(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

Definition
(verb) drink down entirely
Example Sentence
  • He downed three martinis before dinner
  • She killed a bottle of brandy that night
  • They popped a few beer after work

Definition
(verb) eat immoderately
Synonyms : consume , devour , go through
Example Sentence
  • Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal

Definition
(verb) bring down or defeat (an opponent)
Definition
(verb) shoot at and force to come down
Synonyms : land , shoot down
Example Sentence
  • the enemy landed several of our aircraft

Definition
(verb) cause to come or go down
Example Sentence
  • The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect
  • The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet

Definition
(verb) improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
Synonyms : fine-tune , polish , refine
Example Sentence
  • refine one's style of writing

Definition
(adj) being or moving lower in position or less in some value
Example Sentence
  • lay face down
  • the moon is down
  • our team is down by a run
  • down by a pawn
  • the stock market is down today

Definition
(adj) extending or moving from a higher to a lower place
Synonyms : downward
Example Sentence
  • the down staircase
  • the downward course of the stream

Definition
(adj) becoming progressively lower
Example Sentence
  • the down trend in the real estate market

Definition
(adj) being put out by a strikeout
Example Sentence
  • two down in the bottom of the ninth

Definition
(adj) understood perfectly
Synonyms : down pat , mastered
Example Sentence
  • had his algebra problems down

Definition
(adj) lower than previously
Synonyms : depressed
Example Sentence
  • the market is depressed
  • prices are down

Definition
(adj) shut
Example Sentence
  • the shades were down

Definition
(adj) not functioning (temporarily or permanently)
Example Sentence
  • we can't work because the computer is down

Definition
(adj) filled with melancholy and despondency
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(adv) spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position
Synonyms : downward , downwardly , downwards
Example Sentence
  • don't fall down
  • rode the lift up and skied down
  • prices plunged downward

Definition
(adv) away from a more central or a more northerly place
Example Sentence
  • was sent down to work at the regional office
  • worked down on the farm
  • came down for the wedding
  • flew down to Florida

Definition
(adv) paid in cash at time of purchase
Example Sentence
  • put ten dollars down on the necklace

Definition
(adv) from an earlier time
Example Sentence
  • the story was passed down from father to son

Definition
(adv) to a lower intensity
Example Sentence
  • he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black

Definition
(adv) in an inactive or inoperative state
Example Sentence
  • the factory went down during the strike
  • the computer went down again

Hiring Content Writers!

We are looking for rockstar content writers with keen interest in digital marketing & technology. For more details call at 8054012673 or drop us an email at career@opencubicles.com.

Love us on FB !