Textual thesaurus for "Down"

(adj) down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, dispirited, depressed, low, low-spirited, grim, gloomy, blue

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

(adj) down

not functioning (temporarily or permanently)

we can't work because the computer is down

(adj) down


the shades were down

(adj) depressed, down

lower than previously

the market is depressed; prices are down

(adj) down, down pat, mastered

understood perfectly

had his algebra problems down

(adj) down

being put out by a strikeout

two down in the bottom of the ninth

(adj) down, downward

extending or moving from a higher to a lower place

the down staircase; the downward course of the stream

(adj) down

becoming progressively lower

the down trend in the real estate market

(adj) down

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

(adv) down, downward, downwardly, downwards

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

(adv) down

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

(adv) down

paid in cash at time of purchase

put ten dollars down on the necklace

(adv) down

in an inactive or inoperative state

the factory went down during the strike; the computer went down again

(adv) down

to a lower intensity

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

(adv) down

from an earlier time

the story was passed down from father to son

(noun) down

(American football) a complete play to advance the football

you have four downs to gain ten yards

(noun) down, down feather

soft fine feathers

(noun) pile, down

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) down

(usually plural) a rolling treeless highland with little soil

(noun) John L. H. Down

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

(verb) polish, refine, fine-tune, down

improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

refine one's style of writing

(verb) down

bring down or defeat (an opponent)

(verb) consume, down, devour, go through

eat immoderately

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

(verb) toss off, down, drink down, belt down, bolt down, pop, pour down, kill

drink down entirely

He downed three martinis before dinner; She killed a bottle of brandy that night; They popped a few beer after work

(verb) knock down, down, cut down, pull down, push down

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

(verb) land, down, shoot down

shoot at and force to come down

the enemy landed several of our aircraft