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Adjective down has 11 senses
  1. down - 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"
    up, ahead, in the lead, leading, aweigh, dormie, dormy, heavenward, skyward, risen, sprouted, upbound, upward, upfield
  2. down - becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real estate market"
    rising (indirect, via falling)
  3. down, down pat, mastered - understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down"
    Antonym: imperfect (indirect, via perfect)
  4. down, downward - extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down staircase"; "the downward course of the stream"
    Antonym: ascending (indirect, via descending)
  5. down - out; "two down in the last of the ninth"
    safe (indirect, via out)
  6. depressed, down - lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down"
    Antonym: high (indirect, via low)
  7. down - shut; "the shades were down"
    raised (indirect, via lowered)
  8. cut, cut down, down - cut down; "the tree is down"
    Antonym: unfelled (indirect, via felled)
  9. down - not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can't work because the computer is down"
    operative (indirect, via inoperative)
  10. blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited - 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"
    Antonym: elated (indirect, via dejected)
  11. down - the fractional price paid in cash at time of purchase; "the down payment"; "a payment of $200 down"
    whole (indirect, via fractional)
Adverbial down has 6 senses
  1. down, downwards, downward, downwardly - 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"
    Antonyms: up, upwards, upward, upwardly
  2. down - 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"
  3. down - paid in cash at time of purchase; "put ten dollars down on the necklace"
  4. down - from an earlier time; "the story was passed down from father to son"
  5. down - to a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"
  6. down - in an inactive or inoperative state; "the factory went down during the strike"; "the computer went down again"
Noun down has 5 senses
  1. down, down feather - soft fine feathers
    --1 is a kind of feather, plume, plumage
    --1 has particulars: duck down; goose down; swan's down; plumule
  2. down - (American football) a complete play to advance the football; "you have 4 downs to gain 10 yards"
    --2 is a kind of
    turn, play
  3. Down, John L. H. Down - English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896)
    --3 is a kind of doctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medico
  4. down - (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
    --4 is a kind of
    highland, upland
  5. down, pile - fine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
    --5 is a kind of hair
    --5 has particulars: lanugo
Verb down has 6 senses
  1. toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill - drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"
    --1 is one way to drink, imbibe
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. devour, down, consume, go through - eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
    --2 is one way to eat
    Sample sentence:
    They down more bread
  3. down - bring down or defeat (an opponent)
    --3 is one way to
    get the better of, overcome, defeat
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to down his opponent
  4. down, shoot down, land - shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull down - 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"
    --5 is one way to strike
    Derived form: noun downer1
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to down his opponent
  6. polish, refine, fine-tune, down - improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing"
    --6 is one way to better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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