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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 : john l. h. down

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

मिट्टी, पत्थर का कुछ उभरा हुआ भू-भाग।

वह टीले पर खड़ी होकर मुझे पुकार रही थी।
कगार, कररा, करार, करारा, चय, टिब्बा, टीला, टेकर, टेकरा, टेकरी, ढूह, धुस्स, धूलिकेदार, धूहा, भींटा

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

* कोमल या मुलायम रोंआ या बाल।

पश्मीना के कोमल रोंएँ से बने वस्त्र मँहगे होते हैं।
कोमल बाल, कोमल रोंआँ, नरम बाल, नरम रोंआँ, नाज़ुक बाल, नाज़ुक रोंआँ, नाजुक बाल, नाजुक रोंआँ, मुलायम बाल, मुलायम रोंआँ

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.

Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value. Being above a former position or level.

The anchor is up.
The sun is up.
He lay face up.
He is up by a pawn.
The market is up.
The corn is up.

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

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

Synonyms : downward

नीचे की ओर जाने वाला।

अधोगामी सड़क पर सम्भल कर चलना चाहिए।
अधोगामी व्यक्ति फिसलकर गिर पड़ा।
अधोगामी, आपाती

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.

* जो स्ट्राइकआउट द्वारा बाहर हो गया हो (खेल में)।

डाउन खिलाड़ी निराश था।
डाउन, बाहर हुआ

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   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

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

Spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Look up!.
The music surged up.
The fragments flew upwards.
Prices soared upwards.
Upwardly mobile.
up, upward, upwardly, upwards

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.

To a more central or a more northerly place.

Was transferred up to headquarters.
Up to Canada for a vacation.

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.

To a higher intensity.

He turned up the volume.

Meaning : In an inactive or inoperative state.

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


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