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Definition of "down":

noun: (American football) a complete play to advance the football

"you have four downs to gain ten yards"

noun: soft fine feathers

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)

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

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

verb: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

verb: bring down or defeat (an opponent)

verb: eat immoderately

"Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"

verb: drink down entirely

"He downed three martinis before dinner"

verb: cause to come or go down

"The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"

verb: shoot at and force to come down

adjective: filled with melancholy and despondency

"downcast after his defeat"

adjective: not functioning (temporarily or permanently)

"we can't work because the computer is down"

adjective: shut

"the shades were down"

adjective: lower than previously

"prices are down"

adjective: understood perfectly

"had his algebra problems down"

adjective: being put out by a strikeout

"two down in the bottom of the ninth"

adjective: extending or moving from a higher to a lower place

"the down staircase"

adjective: becoming progressively lower

"the down trend in the real estate market"

adjective: being or moving lower in position or less in some value

"lay face down"

adverb: spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position

"don't fall down"

adverb: away from a more central or a more northerly place

"was sent down to work at the regional office"

adverb: paid in cash at time of purchase

"put ten dollars down on the necklace"

adverb: in an inactive or inoperative state

"the factory went down during the strike"

adverb: to a lower intensity

"he slowly phased down the light until the stage was completely black"

adverb: from an earlier time

"the story was passed down from father to son"

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