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down
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 22
1. Downcast; as, a down look.
3. Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway.
4. In a low or the lowest position, literally or figuratively; at the bottom of a decent; below the horizon; of the ground; in a condition of humility, dejection, misery, and the like; in a state of quiet.
5. From a remoter or higher antiquity.
6. From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence; as, to boil down in cookery, or in making decoctions.
7. In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down a hill; down a well.
8. Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as, to sail or swim down a stream; to sail down the sound.
Part of Speech: noun
2. The soft under feathers of birds. They have short stems with soft rachis and bards and long threadlike barbules, without hooklets.
3. The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, as of the thistle.
5. That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down
Part of Speech: preposition
Part of Speech: verb
1. To go down; to descend.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.
2. To cause to go down; to make descend; to put down; to overthrow, as in wrestling; hence, to subdue; to bring down.
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