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Meaning of down

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  down
      adv 1: 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: {down},
             {downwards}, {downward}, {downwardly}] [ant: {up},
             {upward}, {upwardly}, {upwards}]
      2: 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}]
      3: paid in cash at time of purchase; "put ten dollars down on
         the necklace"
      4: from an earlier time; "the story was passed down from father
         to son"
      5: to a lower intensity; "he slowly phased down the light until
         the stage was completely black" [ant: {up}]
      6: in an inactive or inoperative state; "the factory went down
         during the strike"; "the computer went down again"
      adj 1: 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}]
      2: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place; "the down
         staircase"; "the downward course of the stream" [syn:
         {down(a)}, {downward(a)}]
      3: becoming progressively lower; "the down trend in the real
         estate market"
      4: being put out by a strikeout; "two down in the bottom of the
         ninth"
      5: understood perfectly; "had his algebra problems down" [syn:
         {down}, {down pat(p)}, {mastered}]
      6: lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are
         down" [syn: {depressed}, {down(p)}]
      7: shut; "the shades were down"
      8: not functioning (temporarily or permanently); "we can't work
         because the computer is down"
      9: filled with melancholy and despondency ; "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" [syn:
         {gloomy}, {grim}, {blue}, {depressed}, {dispirited},
         {down(p)}, {downcast}, {downhearted}, {down in the mouth},
         {low}, {low-spirited}]
      n 1: soft fine feathers [syn: {down}, {down feather}]
      2: (American football) a complete play to advance the football;
         "you have four downs to gain ten yards"
      3: English physician who first described Down's syndrome
         (1828-1896) [syn: {Down}, {John L. H. Down}]
      4: (usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil
      5: 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: {down}, {pile}]
      v 1: 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}, {down}, {drink
           down}, {kill}]
      2: eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in
         the course of one meal" [syn: {devour}, {down}, {consume},
         {go through}]
      3: bring down or defeat (an opponent)
      4: shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of
         our aircraft" [syn: {down}, {shoot down}, {land}]
      5: 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: {down}, {knock
         down}, {cut down}, {push down}, {pull down}]
      6: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's
         style of writing" [syn: {polish}, {refine}, {fine-tune},
         {down}]


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