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1down/ˈdaʊn/adverb
1down
/ˈdaʊn/
adverb
Learner's definition of DOWN  
: from a higher to a lower place or position
   b  : in a low position or place
: to or toward the ground or floor
: to a lying or sitting position
: to or toward the south
   b  informal  : to or toward a place that is thought of as below or away from another place
   c  : to or toward a place that is away from the speaker
: on a piece of paper
: at a lower or lesser important position in a list or series
— opposite up
: to a lower or lesser degree, level, or rate
— opposite up
: to a smaller or weaker state — often + to
: to a state of failure or defeat
10  : in a way that causes someone or something to be less able to move
11  : in a thorough or complete way
12  : to the place where a person or thing is or came from
13  : from a past time
14  : as a first payment : as a down payment
15  : in the stomach
16  British  : away from a school or university

down in the mouth

— see 1mouth

down to

: in a way that includes even (the smallest or least important part)
: to the last person or thing that can be used

down with

— used to say that you do not like something and want it to stop or fail

keep your head down

— see 1head

let your hair down

— see hair

put your foot down

— see 1foot

up and down

— see 1up

with your pants down

— see pants
2down/ˈdaʊn/adjective
2down
/ˈdaʊn/
adjective
Learner's definition of DOWN  
: in a low place or position : on the ground or floor
: going downward
: lower in price or value
: less than an earlier or normal level
: having a lower level of activity
: having fewer points than an opponent
: not operating properly : not able to function
[more down; most down]  : sad or unhappy
: finished or completed
10  : learned in a complete way
11  : having something written or recorded in an official way
12  US slang  — used to say that you understand or approve of something — usually + with
13  baseball  — used to say how many outs have been made in the inning by the team that is batting
14  American football  — used to say that the ball or the player who has the ball is on the ground and the play has ended

down for the count

— see 2count

down on

informal
: having a bad opinion of someone or something

down on your luck

— see 1luck

down with

: affected by (an illness)

when the chips are down

— see 1chip
3down/ˈdaʊn/preposition
3down
/ˈdaʊn/
preposition
Learner's definition of DOWN  
: from a higher to a lower part of (something)
: along the course or path of (something)
4down/ˈdaʊn/noun
pluraldowns
4down
/ˈdaʊn/
noun
pluraldowns
Learner's definition of DOWN  
[count]  : a period or state of failure, trouble, etc. — usually plural
American football  : one of a series of four chances that a team has to move the ball forward 10 yards in order to keep the ball and begin a new series
[noncount]
[count]
— see also first down
— compare 5down, downs
5down/ˈdaʊn/noun
5down
/ˈdaʊn/
noun
Learner's definition of DOWN  
[noncount]
: small and very soft feathers — often used before another noun
: small soft hairs
— compare 4down, downs
6down/ˈdaʊn/verb
downsdowneddowning
6down
/ˈdaʊn/
verb
downsdowneddowning
Learner's definition of DOWN  
[+ object]
: to cause (something) to fall to the ground
informal  : to eat or drink (something) especially quickly
American football  : to cause (a football) to be out of play
informal  : defeat
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