Definition of down

Definition of down
  1. down Noun Hill, rolling grassland
  2. down Noun Field, especially for racing.
  3. down Adverb From a higher position to a lower one; downwards.
  4. down Adverb At a lower place or position.
  5. down Adverb South (as south is at the bottom of typical maps).
  6. down Adverb Away from the city (even if the location is to the North).
  7. down Adverb Into a state of non-operation.
  8. down Adverb The direction leading away from the principal terminus, away from milepost zero.
  9. down Adverb Get down.
  10. down Preposition From the higher end to the lower of.
  11. down Preposition From one end to another of.
  12. down Adjective Depressed, feeling low.
  13. down Adjective On a lower level than before.
  14. down Adjective Having a lower score than an opponent.
  15. down Adjective With "on", negative about, hostile to
  16. down Adjective Frequently used prior to "with", relaxed about, accepting of
  17. down Adjective Inoperable; out of order; out of service.
  18. down Adjective Of a task; finished in phrases like:
  19. down Adjective Committed to memory; memorised, in phrases like:
  20. down Verb To drink or swallow, especially without stopping before the vessel containing the liquid is empty.
  21. down Verb To cause to come down.
  22. down Verb To put a ball in a pocket; to pot a ball.
  23. down Verb To bring a play to an end by touching the ball to the ground or while it is on the ground.
  24. down Verb To write off; to make fun of.
  25. down Noun A single play, from the time the ball is snapped (the start) to the time the whistle is blown (the end) when the ball "is down", or "is downed".
  26. down Noun a negative aspect; a downer.
  27. down Noun A clue whose solution runs vertically in the grid.
  28. down Noun Soft, fluffy immature feathers which grow on young birds. Used as insulating material in duvets, sleeping bags and jackets.
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