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Meaning of word down from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

down (noun)

Meaning : Soft fine feathers.

Synonyms : down feather

Meaning : (American football) a complete play to advance the football.

Example : You have four downs to gain ten yards.

Meaning : English physician who first described Down's syndrome (1828-1896).

Synonyms : Down, John L. H. Down

Meaning : (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil.

Meaning : 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

down (verb)

Meaning : Drink down entirely.

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

Synonyms : belt down, bolt down, drink down, kill, pop, pour down, toss off

Meaning : Eat up completely, as with great appetite.

Example : Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal.
The teenagers demolished four pizzas among them.

Synonyms : consume, demolish, devour, go through

Meaning : Bring down or defeat (an opponent).

Meaning : Shoot at and force to come down.

Example : The enemy landed several of our aircraft.

Synonyms : land, shoot down

Meaning : Cause to come or go down.

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

Synonyms : cut down, knock down, pull down, push down

Meaning : Improve or perfect by pruning or polishing.

Example : Refine one's style of writing.

Synonyms : fine-tune, polish, refine

Probable antonyms of down :- up, upward, upwardly, upwards

Hindi words for down :- उड़ाना, गिराना, छोड़ना, हारना

down (adjective)

Meaning : Being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Example : Lay face down.
The moon is down.
Our team is down by a run.
Down by a pawn.
The stock market is down today.

Meaning : Extending or moving from a higher to a lower place.

Example : The down staircase.
The downward course of the stream.

Synonyms : downward

Meaning : Becoming progressively lower.

Example : The down trend in the real estate market.

Meaning : Being put out by a strikeout.

Example : Two down in the bottom of the ninth.

Meaning : Understood perfectly.

Example : Had his algebra problems down.

Synonyms : down pat, mastered

Meaning : Lower than previously.

Example : The market is depressed.
Prices are down.

Synonyms : depressed

Meaning : Shut.

Example : The shades were down.

Meaning : Not functioning (temporarily or permanently).

Example : We can't work because the computer is down.

Meaning : Filled with melancholy and despondency.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : blue, depressed, dispirited, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, grim, low, low-spirited

down (adverb)

Meaning : Spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Example : Don't fall down.
Rode the lift up and skied down.
Prices plunged downward.

Synonyms : downward, downwardly, downwards

Meaning : Away from a more central or a more northerly place.

Example : Was sent down to work at the regional office.
Worked down on the farm.
Came down for the wedding.
Flew down to Florida.

Meaning : Paid in cash at time of purchase.

Example : Put ten dollars down on the necklace.

Meaning : From an earlier time.

Example : The story was passed down from father to son.

Meaning : To a lower intensity.

Example : He slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black.

Meaning : In an inactive or inoperative state.

Example : The factory went down during the strike.
The computer went down again.

Probable antonyms of down :- up, upward, upwardly, upwards

Hindi words for down :- नीचे